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