Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4266

Forb
Biennial

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

Rare

Look for it in dry-mesic to mesic forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple: Palmately divided into 5 segments (usually)
Alternate & basal

FLOWER:
Summer
White/ Greenish
Bisexual or staminate, usually in the same umbel
5-merous
Inferior ovary
Umbellets with 4-6 flowers: 3 perfect, 1-3 staminate

FRUIT:
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Sanicula canadensis var. grandis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sanicula canadensis var. grandis   FAMILY Apiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 140-03-003?:
Sanicula canadensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Large Sanicle


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