Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales
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Forb (sometimes somewhat woody at base)
Native to the Carolinas
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Leaves, particularly lower stem leaves, pinnately dissected or compound, then the divisions deeply lobed or dissected
Basal & alternate
5-lobed calyx/5 bracts
More than 25 stamens
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast p157
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians p149
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains p068