Carolinas and Georgia

2510

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Aegopodium podagraria   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aegopodium podagraria   FAMILY Apiaceae

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-23-001:
Aegopodium podagraria +   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Goutweed, Bishop's Weed


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Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare


Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

LEAVES:
Ternately compound, or complexly compound with pinnate and ternate compoundness
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
White
5-merous
5 petals
Inferior ovary
Flowers in compound umbels

FRUIT:
Summer
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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Aegopodium podagraria   FAMILY Apiaceae

Goutweed, Bishop's Weed