Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4235

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in lawns, fields, pastures, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple - palmately dissected
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
4 united sepals
Petals absent
1 stamen
Flowers in axillary clusters

FRUIT:

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Aphanes australis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aphanes microcarpa   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-08-001:
Alchemilla microcarpa   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Aphanes australis

 

COMMON NAME:
Parsley-piert, slender parsley piert


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image of Aphanes australis

JK Marlow    jkm180408_1155

April    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

A freely branched, diffuse, winter annual, 2-10cm tall, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Aphanes australis

JK Marlow    jkm180408_1155b

April    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

Leaves palmately dissected. Flowers in axillary clusters surounded by stipules, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.