Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2207

Forb
Perennial

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

Common in Mountains & Carolina Piedmont, uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

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

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shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
All leaves: usually 2x ternately compound
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Pale yellow
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
Inferior ovary
Compound umbel with 5-10 rays

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Thaspium barbinode   FAMILY Apiaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Thaspium barbinode   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 140-15-002:
Thaspium barbinode   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy-jointed Meadow Parsnip


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_thba_001_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm150424_791

April    Blount County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The hispid, purple-tinged leaf sheath is a good [field id] character, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm150424_793

April    Blount County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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JK Marlow    jkm150424_796

April    Blount County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Leaflets coarsely and rather lacerately serrated or incised, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm180408_1092

April    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmtbarbinode_nantahala

April-May?        NC

Nantahala National Forest

Umbel rays 8-10, less than 3.5cm long even in fruit, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm120506_518

May    Rabun County    GA

Chattahoochee National Forest

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JK Marlow    jkm150505_900904

May    Swain County    NC

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The hispid, purple-tinged leaf sheath is a good [field id] character, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm160516_056

May    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

In Thaspium, all flowers are stalked, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

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JK Marlow    jkm160516_060

May    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

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JK Marlow    jkm160516_067

May    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

Many of the teeth at least 2mm long as measured on the shorter side, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm160516_070b

May    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

All leaf margins hispidulous, not hyaline, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm160516_718

May    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

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JK Marlow    jkm170507_761

May    Transylvania County    NC

Basal leaves 2-ternate or more dissected, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm170507_762

May    Transylvania County    NC

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JK Marlow    jkm170507_764

May    Transylvania County    NC

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JK Marlow    jkm150827_912

August    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

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JK Marlow    jkm140913_740

September    Haywood County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

The fruits of Thaspium are winged; those of Zizia are not, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm140913_740b

September    Haywood County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Fruit winged, 3-4mm long, glabrous; mericarps slightly flattened dorsally, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.