Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2347

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare (an endemic)

Look for it in clay-based Carolina bays and other depressional wetlands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Tiedemannia canbyi   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxypolis canbyi   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

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


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image of Tiedemannia canbyi

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

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

JK Marlow    jkm081009_320

October    Bamberg County    SC

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