Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1108

Forb
Perennial

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

Common (uncommon in GA Coastal Plain)

Look for it in rich forests, bottomlands, slopes, pastures, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomatous, forming clonal colonies

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 sepals
6-9 petals
12-18 stamens (usually)
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Yellow/Red
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Podophyllum peltatum   FAMILY Berberidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Podophyllum peltatum   FAMILY Berberidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 077-07-001:
Podophyllum peltatum   FAMILY Berberidaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
May-apple, American Mandrake