Carolinas and Georgia

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Caulophyllum thalictroides   FAMILY Berberidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Caulophyllum thalictroides   FAMILY Berberidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 077-05-001:
Caulophyllum thalictroides   FAMILY Berberidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Caulophyllum thalictroides

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Blue Cohosh, Papooseroot, Green Vivian


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Look for it in rich forests, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

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

Common in Mountains (rare in Piedmont)

 

partial shade shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Complexly compound, with 2+ levels of pinnate and/or ternate compoundness

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow, yellow-purple, or green
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3-merous
6 petaloid sepals
6 reduced petals
6 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Blue
Drupe-like seeds

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Caulophyllum thalictroides   FAMILY Berberidaceae

Common Blue Cohosh, Papooseroot, Green Vivian