Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


570

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in fens, wet meadows, seeps, over mafic or calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

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

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Strongly rhizomatous, forming irregular patches

FLOWER:
Summer
Pink to purplish
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 rubra   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Filipendula rubra   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-12-001:
Filipendula rubra   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Filipendula rubra

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Filipendula rubra

 

COMMON NAME:
Queen-of-the-Prairie


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_firu2_001_lvd