Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3070

Forb
Annual/Weak perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it on dunes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Unisexual
5 persistent sepals
Petals absent
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Utricle

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dysphania anthelmintica   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dysphania anthelmintica   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Chenopodium ambrosioides var. ambrosioides

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 064-03-001?:
Chenopodium ambrosioides   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Chenopodium ambrosioides var. anthelminticum

 

COMMON NAME:
Wormseed, Epazote


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