OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lilaeopsis chinensis   FAMILY Apiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilaeopsis chinensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-29-001:
Lilaeopsis chinensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lilaeopsis lineata

 

COMMON NAME:
Marsh Lilaeopsis, Eastern Grasswort


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image of Lilaeopsis chinensis, Marsh Lilaeopsis, Eastern Grasswort

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_lili7_001_lvd

        

 

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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-29-001:
Lilaeopsis chinensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lilaeopsis lineata

 

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3063

Emergent aquatic (rooted); Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Brackish and freshwater tidal marshes, especially in mud-flats in the intertidal zone, per Weakley's Flora

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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

 

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