Carolinas and Georgia

1999

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Agrimonia pubescens   FAMILY Rosaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agrimonia pubescens   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-09-005a:
Agrimonia pubescens var. pubescens   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agrimonia bicknellii

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agrimonia pubescens

 

COMMON NAME:
Downy Agrimony


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Look for it in dry to moist forests and woodlands, especially in base-rich soils, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in SC Mtns) (rare in SC Pdmt) (rare in Coastal Plain)

 

partial shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Odd-pinnately compound: 5-9(11) major leaflets
Alternate
Stipules are prominent.

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
10 stamens (approximately)

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Agrimonia pubescens   FAMILY Rosaceae

Downy Agrimony