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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Tiedemannia canbyi   FAMILY Apiaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxypolis canbyi   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Tiedemannia canbyi

 

COMMON NAME:
Canby's Cowbane, Canby's Dropwort


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image of Tiedemannia canbyi, Canby's Cowbane, Canby's Dropwort

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmocanbyi_echaw1

July-August    Berkeley County    SC

Francis Marion National Forest

Flowers with 5 tiny white petals curving up and inward, per Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia.

image of Tiedemannia canbyi, Canby's Cowbane, Canby's Dropwort

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmocanbyi_echaw3

July-August    Berkeley County    SC

Francis Marion National Forest

Flowers in flat-topped clusters containing 7-12 smaller flat-topped clusters, per Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia.

image of Tiedemannia canbyi, Canby's Cowbane, Canby's Dropwort

JK Marlow    jkm081009_320

October    Bamberg County    SC

Lisa Matthews Memorial Bay

Fruits flattened and broadly olong, with corky ribs & broad, thickened wings, per Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Tiedemannia canbyi   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxypolis canbyi   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Tiedemannia canbyi

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2347

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare (historically in NC, but not recently seen)

Habitat: clay-based Carolina bays and other depressional wetlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple - reduced to expanded petioles
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5 petals
Inferior ovary

Flowers in compound umbels

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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