Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3938

Forb
Biennial/Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon

Look for it in pinelands, temporary pools, ditches, other moist to wet sites, per Weakley's Flora

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
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

 

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