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:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Pink
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
15 exserted stamens (rarely fewer)

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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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