Carolinas and Georgia

994

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Osmorhiza claytonii   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Osmorhiza claytonii   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-08-001:
Osmorhiza claytonii   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISSPELLED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Osmorrhiza claytonii

 

COMMON NAME:
Bland Sweet Cicely, Hairy Sweet Cicely


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Look for it in cove forests, other moist fertile forests, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

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

Common in NC Mountains, uncommon in GA Mtns, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

 

...Moist

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

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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Osmorhiza claytonii   FAMILY Apiaceae

Bland Sweet Cicely, Hairy Sweet Cicely