Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3757

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

Look for it in tidal freshwater marshes (NC), wet prairies (GA), bottomland hardwood forests (GA), per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Pinnately decompound into filiform segments
Whorl-like clusters

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ptilimnium costatum   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ptilimnium costatum   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 140-30-003:
Ptilimnium costatum   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Big Bishopweed