Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1999

Forb
Perennial

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

Common (uncommon in SC Mtns) (rare in SC Pdmt) (rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it in dry to moist forests and woodlands, especially in base-rich soils, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Odd-pinnately compound: 5-9(11) major leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
10 stamens (approximately)

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Agrimonia pubescens   FAMILY Rosaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agrimonia pubescens   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-09-005a:
Agrimonia pubescens var. pubescens   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agrimonia pubescens

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agrimonia bicknellii

 

COMMON NAME:
Downy Agrimony


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picture of Agrimonia pubescens var. pubescens, image of Agrimonia pubescens

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_agmo3_001_lvd

        

picture of Agrimonia pubescens var. pubescens, image of Agrimonia pubescens

JK Marlow    jkm170826_761

August    Spartanburg County    SC

picture of Agrimonia pubescens var. pubescens, image of Agrimonia pubescens

JK Marlow    jkm170826_762

August    Spartanburg County    SC

picture of Agrimonia pubescens var. pubescens, image of Agrimonia pubescens

Roxanna Martin    rlm82310_48

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Can be distinguished by densely pubescent stem & leaves' velvety undersides, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

picture of Agrimonia pubescens var. pubescens, image of Agrimonia pubescens

Roxanna Martin    rlm82310_58

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Hypanthium with several rows of hooked bristles enclosing the single nutlet, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

picture of Agrimonia pubescens var. pubescens, image of Agrimonia pubescens

Roxanna Martin    rlm82310_60

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Hypanthium turbinate to hemispheric, ribbed, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

picture of Agrimonia pubescens var. pubescens, image of Agrimonia pubescens

Roxanna Martin    rlm8310_12

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Flowers are disposed along slender wand-like racemes, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

picture of Agrimonia pubescens var. pubescens, image of Agrimonia pubescens

Roxanna Martin    rlm8310_16

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Flowers of Agrimonia species are mostly 1/4" or less in diameter, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

picture of Agrimonia pubescens var. pubescens, image of Agrimonia pubescens

Roxanna Martin    rlm8310_17

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Stem stout. Leaflets coarsely serrate to crenate, pubescent beneath, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

picture of Agrimonia pubescens var. pubescens, image of Agrimonia pubescens

Roxanna Martin    rlm92309_016

September    Spartanburg County    SC

Stipules are toothed but not deeply, half-ovate to half-round, per Weakley's Flora.


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