OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Apiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Sanicula marilandica   FAMILY Apiaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sanicula marilandica   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-03-002:
Sanicula marilandica   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sanicula marylandica

 

COMMON NAME:
Black Snakeroot, Maryland Sanicle, Maryland Black-snakeroot


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image of Sanicula marilandica, Black Snakeroot, Maryland Sanicle, Maryland Black-snakeroot

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_sama2_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Sanicula marilandica   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sanicula marilandica   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-03-002:
Sanicula marilandica   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sanicula marylandica

 

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3294

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain & GA Mountains, rare in GA Piedmont)

Habitat: Mesic to dry-mesic nutrient-rich forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Palmately compound: 5 leaflets (usually)
Alternate & basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Greenish-white
Bisexual or staminate, usually in the same umbel
5-merous
Inferior ovary

Polygamous umbellets with 12-120 flowers: 3-4 perfect, the remainder staminate

FRUIT:
Summer
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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