Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3207

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare, endemic to the Southern and Central Appalachians

Look for it in rich cove forests, particularly along brookbanks, in seepages, and in periglacial boulderfields with seepage, primarily over mafic rocks (such as amphibolite, metagabbro, or greenstone), rarely over sandstone or granitic rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Creamy white or yellowish
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5 unequal sepals
2 petals
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Aggregate of follicles

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Aconitum reclinatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aconitum reclinatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 076-04-002:
Aconitum reclinatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Aconitum reclinatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Aconitum reclinatum

 

COMMON NAME:
Trailing Wolfsbane, White Monkshood, White Aconite


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_acre_001_lvd