Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4185

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in disturbed areas. It is cultivated and sometimes escaped or persistent, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Pinnately compound; terminal leaflets palmately lobed
Alternate (basal leaves absent at flowering)
Leaves have petioles.

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes horizontal, stout (plants in clumps)

FLOWER:
Summer
White to cream
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
Inflorescence an anthela, w lateral flowering branches exceeding the main axis

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Filipendula ulmaria   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Filipendula ulmaria ssp. ulmaria   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Filipendula ulmaria

GREATER THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Filipendula ulmaria var. ulmaria

 

COMMON NAME:
Queen-of-the-Meadow, Meadowsweet


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