OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Zizia trifoliata   FAMILY Apiaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Zizia trifoliata   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-14-003:
Zizia trifoliata   FAMILY Apiaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Zizia bebbii

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Zizia latifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Mountain Golden-Alexanders


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image of Zizia trifoliata, Mountain Golden-Alexanders

JK Marlow    jkm090412_070

April    Greenville County    SC

Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve

Basal leaflets mostly rounded to obtuse at apex, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Zizia trifoliata, Mountain Golden-Alexanders

JK Marlow    jkm090412_084

April    Greenville County    SC

Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve

image of Zizia trifoliata, Mountain Golden-Alexanders

JK Marlow    jkm090412_084b

April    Greenville County    SC

Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve

Each umbellet's central flwr staminate & pedicelled, or pistillate & sessile, per Weakley's Flora (2018).

image of Zizia trifoliata, Mountain Golden-Alexanders

JK Marlow    jkm090412_088

April    Greenville County    SC

Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve

Teeth of the leaflets coarse, averaging (1)2-3(4) per cm of margin, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Zizia trifoliata, Mountain Golden-Alexanders

JK Marlow    jkm090412_092

April    Greenville County    SC

Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve

Basal leaves mostly 3-foliolate (or more divided), per Weakley's Flora.

image of Zizia trifoliata, Mountain Golden-Alexanders

JK Marlow    jkm160426_591

April    Polk County    NC

Pearson's Falls

image of Zizia trifoliata, Mountain Golden-Alexanders

JK Marlow    jkm160426_595

April    Polk County    NC

Pearson's Falls

image of Zizia trifoliata, Mountain Golden-Alexanders

JK Marlow    jkm160426_599

April    Polk County    NC

Pearson's Falls

image of Zizia trifoliata, Mountain Golden-Alexanders

JK Marlow    jkm200418_3953

April    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

image of Zizia trifoliata, Mountain Golden-Alexanders

JK Marlow    jkm120517_831b

May    Yancey County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Zizia trifoliata, Mountain Golden-Alexanders

JK Marlow    jkm140519_853

May    Jackson County    NC

Big Ridge Preserve

image of Zizia trifoliata, Mountain Golden-Alexanders

JK Marlow    jkm160504_347

May    Jackson County    NC

Panthertown

image of Zizia trifoliata, Mountain Golden-Alexanders

JK Marlow    jkm0509j_27

September    Transylvania County    NC

Silver Run Preserve

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Zizia trifoliata   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Zizia trifoliata   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-14-003:
Zizia trifoliata   FAMILY Apiaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Zizia bebbii

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Zizia latifolia

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1690

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Moist forests, woodlands, and woodland borders, 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 4-10(-12) rays

FRUIT:
Summer
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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