Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3063

Emergent aquatic (rooted), Forb
Perennial

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

Common in Coastal Plain

Look for it in brackish and freshwater tidal marshes, esp in mud-flats in the intertidal zone, per Weakley's Flora

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Aquatic ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple - phyllodial (hollow, septate, segmented)
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
Inferior ovary
Flowers in simple, axillary umbels

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lilaeopsis chinensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilaeopsis chinensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 140-29-001:
Lilaeopsis chinensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Lilaeopsis lineata

 

COMMON NAME:
Marsh Lilaeopsis