Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
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Learn more about Greater Celandine from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Greater Celandine, Rock-poppy, Swallow-wort
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Documented growing wild in GA NC -
Common (rare south of VA)
Habitat: Moist slopes, shaded roadsides, rocky forests, per Weakley's Flora
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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has yellow to orange latex (milky sap)
Radially symmetrical, or nearly so
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control p299
- Newcomb's Wildflower Guide p142
- Southern Appalachian Wildflowers p104
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast p242
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains p053