Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3726

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Asia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare, but seemingly with the ability to spread rapidly

Look for it on the edges of swamp forests, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Jil M. Swearingen, NPS, 2009-2013

 

LEAVES:
Pinnately or bipinnately compound
Basal & alternate (gradually reduced upward)

FLOWER:
Summer
White/ Pale pink
5-merous
Inferior ovary
Flowers in compound umbels

FRUIT:

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Oenanthe javanica   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oenanthe javanica   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Water Celery, Water Parsley, Java Dropwort, Seri