Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Apiales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Cutleaf Meadow-parsnip at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
INCLUDED WITHIN Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-15-003:
Thaspium pinnatifidum FAMILY Apiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
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Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_t_pinnatifidum_cutlf
Compound umbels with 8+ spreading rays. All flowers pedicellate. Petals white, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968).
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_t_pinnatifidumcutlf2b
Leaves 3-4-ternate, the very numerous ultimate segments 1-3mm wide, per Weakley's Flora (2015).
Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Native to North Carolina & Georgia
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All leaves: deeply divided, 3-4-ternate, the very numerous ultimate segments 1-3 mm wide
Basal & alternate
Compound umbel with 8 or more rays
Schizocarp of two mericarps
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia (Chafin, 2007) p397
- Wildflowers in the Field and Forest: Northeastern US (Clemants & Gracie, 2006) p170
- Wildflowers of Tennessee (Carman, 2005) p182
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians (Horn, Cathcart, Hemmerly, & Duhl, 2005) p217
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains (Smith, 1998) p118
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