OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Zizia aurea   FAMILY Apiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Zizia aurea   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-14-002:
Zizia aurea   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Zizia aurea

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Golden Alexanders


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image of Zizia aurea, Common Golden Alexanders

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_ziau_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Zizia aurea   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Zizia aurea   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-14-002:
Zizia aurea   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Zizia aurea

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1689

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Moist forests, moist prairies, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
All leaves: 3-or-more foliolate
Basal & alternate (reduced upward)

FLOWER:
Spring
Golden yellow
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
Inferior ovary

Compound umbel with (8-)10-18 rays

FRUIT:
Summer
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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