OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Cicuta mexicana   FAMILY Apiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cicuta maculata var. maculata   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-28-002:
Cicuta mexicana   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Cicuta maculata var. curtissii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cicuta curtissii

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Water Hemlock


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Cicuta mexicana   FAMILY Apiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cicuta maculata var. maculata   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-28-002:
Cicuta mexicana   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Cicuta maculata var. curtissii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cicuta curtissii

 

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3576

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon (rare in Mountains)

Habitat: marshes, bogs, seepages, ditches, swamp forests, floating vegetation mats, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Complexly compound, with 2+ levels of pinnate and/or ternate compoundness
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
Inferior ovary

Flowers in compound umbels

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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