Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3253

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in GA Coastal Plain)

Look for it in moist to wet forests and woodlands, especially in base-rich soils, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Odd-pinnately compound: 5-7 major leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
10-15 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Agrimonia rostellata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agrimonia rostellata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-09-004:
Agrimonia rostellata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agrimonia rostellata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Agrimonia rostellata

 

COMMON NAME:
Woodland Agrimony


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_agro3_001_lvd

        

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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_agro3_004_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm120421_134

April    Hendersonvlle County    NC

Holmes Educational Forest

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JK Marlow    jkm120506_375

May    Rabun County    GA

Chattahoochee National Forest

Mid cauline stipules ± falcate to ± 1/2-ovate, margins often deeply incised, per Flora of North America.

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JK Marlow    jkm120506_378

May    Rabun County    GA

Chattahoochee National Forest

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JK Marlow    jkm0507p_02

July    Pickens County    SC

Jocassee Gorges

Principal leaflets 5-7, glabrous to remotely pubescent, coarsely serrate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE pinnately compound leaves of forbs

image of Agrimonia rostellata

Frank Bridges    fab_agrimonia_leaf

August    Cobb County    GA

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

One pair of minor leaflets between pairs of major leaflets, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Agrimonia rostellata

Frank Bridges    fab_agrimony_flower

August    Cobb County    GA

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Petals 3-4mm long. Hypanthium hemispheric, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm150822_859

August    Oconee County    SC

Brasstown Creek Heritage Preserve

Fruiting hypanthia hemispheric, hooked bristles in 2-3 circumferential rows, per Flora of North America.

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JK Marlow    jkm150822_860

August    Oconee County    SC

Brasstown Creek Heritage Preserve

Leaflets rounded or oblanceolate with blunt teeth, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Agrimonia rostellata

Frank Bridges    fab_agrimonia_stem

August?    Cobb County    GA

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Stem and inflorescence with glistening glands, per Weakley's Flora.