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

LESS THAN 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

LESS THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Chenopodium ambrosioides var. ambrosioides

 

COMMON NAME:
Wormseed, Epazote