OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Sanicula canadensis var. floridana   FAMILY Apiaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sanicula canadensis var. canadensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-03-003?:
Sanicula canadensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Sanicula canadensis var. floridana

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sanicula floridana

 

COMMON NAME:
Florida Sanicle, Florida Snakeroot, Florida Black-snakeroot


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Sanicula canadensis var. floridana   FAMILY Apiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sanicula canadensis var. canadensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-03-003?:
Sanicula canadensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Sanicula canadensis var. floridana

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sanicula floridana

 

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2811

Forb
Biennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain

Habitat: Dry-mesic to mesic, sandy forests, often associated with Fagus grandifolia (and southward Magnolia grandiflora), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Palmately compound: 5 leaflets (usually)
Alternate & basal

FLOWER:
Spring
White/ Greenish
Bisexual or staminate, usually in the same umbel
5-merous
Inferior ovary

Umbellets with 4-6 flowers: 3 perfect, 1-3 staminate

FRUIT:
Summer
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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