Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


995

Forb
Perennial

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

Common (rare in Coastal Plain, rare in GA Piedmont, uncommon in GA Mountains)

Look for it in moist fertile forests, per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Ternately & 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):
Osmorhiza longistylis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Osmorhiza longistylis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 140-08-002:
Osmorhiza longistylis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISSPELLED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Osmorrhiza longistylis

 

COMMON NAME:
Anise-root, Smooth Sweet Cicely