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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Aralia elata   FAMILY Araliaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aralia elata   FAMILY Araliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Japanese Angelica-tree


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Aralia elata   FAMILY Araliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aralia elata   FAMILY Araliaceae

 

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4287

Shrub; Tree
Perennial
Andro-monoecious [having bisexual and staminate flowers on the same plant]

Non-native: Japan

Rare

Habitat: Suburban woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Branches armed with sparse prickles

LEAVES:
Deciduous
2- (or 3-) pinnately compound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
White to off-white
Purplish-black
Bisexual or staminate
5 petals
5 stamens, usually
Inferior ovary

Inflorescence a terminal panicle of umbels (often wider than tall)

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Drupe

 

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