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 venenosa   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Angelica venenosa   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-32-001:
Angelica venenosa   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Angelica villosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Angelica, Downy Angelica, Deadly Angelica


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Look for it in dry forests and woodlands, woodland borders, longleaf pine sandhills, hammocks, prairies, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

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

Common (rare in GA Coastal Plain, uncommon in SC Coastal Plain)

 

partial shade ...Dry

LEAVES:
2-pinnately compound
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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Angelica venenosa   FAMILY Apiaceae

Hairy Angelica, Downy Angelica, Deadly Angelica