Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3298

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina?
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it on riverbanks, streambanks, moist roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Bipinnately compound
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Angelica atropurpurea   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 140-32-003:
Angelica atropurpurea   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Purple Angelica