Carolinas and Georgia

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Angelica triquinata   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Angelica triquinata   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-32-002:
Angelica triquinata   FAMILY Apiaceae

(?) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Angelica curtisii

 

COMMON NAME:
Mountain Angelica, Filmy Angelica, Appalachian Angelica


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Look for it in mesic forests at moderate to high elevations, grassy balds, brookbanks, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Common in NC Mountains, uncommon in GA Mountains

 

full sun partial shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
2-pinnately compound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White/Greenish
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
Inferior ovary
Flowers in compound umbels

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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



Angelica triquinata   FAMILY Apiaceae

Mountain Angelica, Filmy Angelica, Appalachian Angelica