Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial
Dioecious

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

Common

Look for it in moist, nutrient-rich forests & woodland borders, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Ternately compound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White/Greenish
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
15-20 stamens on staminate flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Follicle

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Aruncus dioicus var. dioicus   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aruncus dioicus var. dioicus   FAMILY Rosaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-14-001:
Aruncus dioicus   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Eastern Goatsbeard, Bride's Feathers