Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2514

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Japan
Documented growing wild in - - -

Waif(s)

Look for it in suburban woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

 

LEAVES:
Compound: 3 leaflets, sometimes pedate with 5 leaflets
Basal

FLOWER:
Summer
Green/ Greenish
Unisexual
Inflorescence a spadix

FRUIT:
Summer

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Alismatales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Pinellia ternata   FAMILY Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pinellia ternata   FAMILY Araceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of China
Pinellia ternata

 

COMMON NAME:
Pinellia, Crow-dipper