Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1482

Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it in rocky, dry to dry-mesic forests and woodlands over mafic or calcareous rock, such as diabase, amphibolite, calcareous siltstone, calcareous shale, or limestone, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Ternately decompound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
5-merous
Inferior ovary
Flowers in compound umbels

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Apiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Taenidia integerrima   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Taenidia integerrima   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 140-13-001:
Taenidia integerrima   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Pimpernel, Golden Alexander