Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3487

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in fields, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Basal leaves usually 3-parted; stem lvs simple, dissected into linear segments
Basal & alternate
Basal leaves have long petioles.

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3-5 sepals
5 petals
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers solitary in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Brownish
Aggregate of achenes

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Ranunculus arvensis   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ranunculus arvensis   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 076-13-003a:
Ranunculus arvensis var. arvensis   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

GREATER THAN Ranunculus arvensis var. tuberculatus

 

COMMON NAME:
Corn Crowfoot, Hungerweed


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