Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2215

Forb
Annual

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

Common in Coastal Plain (uncommon in Piedmont)

Look for it in freshwater marshes, disturbed areas, roadside ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Pinnately to ternate-pinnately decompound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White/ Greenish
5-merous
Inferior ovary
Flowers in compound umbels, appearing simple if sessile

FRUIT:
Summer
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Cyclospermum leptophyllum   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyclospermum leptophyllum   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 140-18-001:
Apium leptophyllum   FAMILY Apiaceae

(?) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Ciclospermum ammi

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Ciclospermum leptophyllum

 

COMMON NAME:
Marsh-parsley