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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Eryngium baldwinii   FAMILY Apiaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eryngium baldwinii   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Umbelliferae. North American Flora (Mathias & Constance, 1945)
Eryngium baldwini

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Eryngium baldwinii

 

COMMON NAME:
Baldwin's eryngo, Baldwin's button snakeroot


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image of Eryngium baldwinii, Baldwin's eryngo, Baldwin's button snakeroot

Keith Bradley    kab_e_baldwinii_9947

March    Glades County    FL

Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area

Heads subglobose or hemispherical when fully developed, about as wide as long, per Weakley's Flora.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Eryngium baldwinii   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eryngium baldwinii   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Umbelliferae. North American Flora (Mathias & Constance, 1945)
Eryngium baldwini

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Eryngium baldwinii

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3938

Forb
Biennial/Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Uncommon in GA, rare in SC

Habitat: Pinelands, temporary pools, ditches, other moist to wet sites, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Leaves not armed

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Blue
5-merous
Inferior ovary

Flowers in compact heads, the heads solitary on peduncles from leaf axils

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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