Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon (rare in GA-SC) (rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it in seepages, cove forests, other moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Blue
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5 unequal sepals
2 petals
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Aggregate of follicles

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Aconitum uncinatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aconitum uncinatum +   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 076-04-001:
Aconitum uncinatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Aconitum uncinatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Aconitum uncinatum

 

COMMON NAME:
Appalachian Blue Monkshood, Eastern Blue Monkshood