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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Aconitum reclinatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aconitum reclinatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Aconitum reclinatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 076-04-002:
Aconitum reclinatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Aconitum reclinatum

 

COMMON NAME:
Trailing Wolfsbane, White Monkshood, White Aconite


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image of Aconitum reclinatum, Trailing Wolfsbane, White Monkshood, White Aconite

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

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Aconitum reclinatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aconitum reclinatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Aconitum reclinatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 076-04-002:
Aconitum reclinatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Aconitum reclinatum

 

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3207

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Rare, endemic to the Southern and Central Appalachians

Habitat: 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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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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