OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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 (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 (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?

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

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

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...Wet

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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