Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in GA Mountains & Piedmont) (rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it in marshes, bottomland forests, wet pastures, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Wet

LEAVES:
Odd-pinnately compound: 11-19 major leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
5-7 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Agrimonia parviflora   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agrimonia parviflora   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-09-002:
Agrimonia parviflora   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agrimonia parviflora

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Agrimony, Small-flowered Agrimony, Harvestlice


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_agpa6_001_lvd

        

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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_agpa6_004_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm0407s_11

July    Greenville County    SC

Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve

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JK Marlow    jkm0407s_12

July    Greenville County    SC

Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve

Eleven or more principal leaflets (other Agrimonia species have fewer), per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE pinnately compound leaves of forbs

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JK Marlow    jkm0408e_09

August    Greenville County    SC

Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve

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JK Marlow    jkm0408e_20

August    Greenville County    SC

Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve

Stem is densely hairy, per Newcomb's Wildflower Guide.

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JK Marlow    jkm0408f_24

August    Greenville County    SC

Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve

Flowers mostly sub-opposite along inflorescence axis, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm060805_036

August    Haywood County    NC

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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JK Marlow    jkm060805_038

August    Haywood County    NC

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Major leaflets lanceolate to narrowly elliptic, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm060805_175

August    Haywood County    NC

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Keith Bradley    kab_a_parviflora_2800

August    Graham County    NC

Nantahala National Forest

Small yellow flowers disposed along slender wand-like racemes, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

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JK Marlow    jkm0410m_17c

October    Greenville County    SC

Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve

Hypanthium turbinate, ribbed, 1.5-2mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm111029_084

October    Greenville County    SC

Hypanthium with several rows of hooked bristles encloses the single nutlet, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm0511d_16

November    Jackson County    NC