Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial
Reversibly dioecious, or monoecious

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

Uncommon (rare in Mountains & GA Coastal Plain)

Look for it in bottomlands and floodplains, rarely in uplands over mafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Compound: 7-15 leaflets
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellowish-green
Inflorescence a spadix

FRUIT:
Summer
Red
Berry

 

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



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Alismatales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Arisaema dracontium   FAMILY Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arisaema dracontium   FAMILY Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 032-05-001:
Arisaema dracontium   FAMILY Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Muricauda dracontium

 

COMMON NAME:
Green Dragon