Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3863

Forb
Annual

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

Look for it in rich moist forests, calcareous glades, sometimes weedy in disturbed soils, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Pinnately decompound

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual & staminate
5 petals?
Inferior ovary
Inflorescence a compound umbel

FRUIT:
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):
Trepocarpus aethusae   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Trepocarpus aethusae   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 140-11-001:
Trepocarpus aethusae   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Whitenymph


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image of Trepocarpus aethusae

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_t_aethusae_2

June        

Compound umbel with 3-6 ascending rays ~ 1cm long; 4-10 flowers per umbellet, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Trepocarpus aethusae

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_t_aethusae_2b

June        

Inferior ovary. Pedicels of fertile flowers ~ 1mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Trepocarpus aethusae

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_trepocarpus_aethusae

June        

image of Trepocarpus aethusae

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_trepocarpus_aethusae2

June        

Leaves 6-10cm long, ultimate segments linear, mucronulate, 1mm or less wide, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.