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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ceanothus herbaceus   FAMILY Rhamnaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ceanothus herbaceus   FAMILY Rhamnaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Prairie Redroot


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image of Ceanothus herbaceus, Prairie Redroot

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_ceov_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ceanothus herbaceus   FAMILY Rhamnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ceanothus herbaceus   FAMILY Rhamnaceae

 

Find by scientific name:

2621

Shrub
Perennial

Native: primarily midwestern US, disjunct eastward

Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in flood-scoured rocky riverbanks, per Weakley's Flora

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

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
5-merous

FRUIT:
Drupe

 

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