Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


439

Forb
Annual

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

Common in Coastal Plain, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Mountains

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

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full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Pinnately decompound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
Inferior ovary
Flowers in compound umbels

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Daucus pusillus   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Daucus pusillus   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 140-05-002:
Daucus pusillus   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
American Queen Anne's Lace, American Wild Carrot