Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3255

Forb
Annual/Biennial/Perennial

Native & non-native
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Mountains, uncommon elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Look for it in pastures, fields, disturbed areas, especially where moist, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Ternately compound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals/5 bracts
5 petals
20 stamens, usually

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Potentilla norvegica   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Potentilla norvegica ssp. monspeliensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-04-007:
Potentilla norvegica   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Potentilla monspeliensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Strawberry-weed, Rough Cinquefoil, Norwegian Cinquefoil