Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3063

Aquatic (rooted), Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon

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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LEAVES:
Simple - reduced to expanded petioles

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/7/08):
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

 

COMMON NAME:
Marsh Lilaeopsis