Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2812

Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon in GA, rare in NC-SC, endemic to the Southeastern Coastal Plain

Look for it in wet savannas, esp those over calcareous clay soils, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
White/ Greenish
5-merous
Inferior ovary
Flowers in compact heads

FRUIT:
Summer
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):
Eryngium yuccifolium var. synchaetum   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eryngium yuccifolium var. synchaetum   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 140-04-003b:
Eryngium yuccifolium var. synchaetum   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Eryngium synchaetum

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Rattlesnake-master