OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Cyclospermum leptophyllum   FAMILY Apiaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyclospermum leptophyllum   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-18-001:
Apium leptophyllum   FAMILY Apiaceae

(?) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Ciclospermum ammi

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) -
Ciclospermum leptophyllum

 

COMMON NAME:
Marsh-parsley


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image of Cyclospermum leptophyllum, Marsh-parsley

Keith Bradley    kab_c_leptophyllum_72423

February    Miami-Dade County    FL

Leaves petiolate; blade 3-4 pinnatisect; ultimate segments narrow, slender, per Flora of China.

image of Cyclospermum leptophyllum, Marsh-parsley

Keith Bradley    kab_c_leptophyllum_72439

February    Miami-Dade County    FL

Umbels leaf-opposed (not terminal and not axillary), per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Cyclospermum leptophyllum   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyclospermum leptophyllum   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-18-001:
Apium leptophyllum   FAMILY Apiaceae

(?) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Ciclospermum ammi

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) -
Ciclospermum leptophyllum

 

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2215

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia?

Habitat: Freshwater marshes, disturbed areas, roadside ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Complexly compound, with 2+ levels of pinnate and/or ternate compoundness
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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