Carolinas and Georgia

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Enemion biternatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Enemion biternatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 076-07-001:
Isopyrum biternatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
False Rue-anemone, Isopyrum


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Look for it in rich forests, either on natural levees with very nutrient-rich sediments or on slopes with underlying mafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

 

shade ...Moist

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

FLOWER:
Spring
White
5 sepals
Petals absent
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring
Aggregate of follicles

 

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



Enemion biternatum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

False Rue-anemone, Isopyrum