Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in NC Mountains, rare elsewhere

Look for it in mesic forests, thickets, marshes, bogs, wet meadows, wet forests, especially in base-rich substrates, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Odd-pinnately compound: 5-9(11) major leaflets
Alternate
Stipules are prominent.

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
15 stamens (usually)

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Agrimonia gryposepala   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agrimonia gryposepala   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Agrimonia gryposepala

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-09-003:
Agrimonia gryposepala   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agrimonia gryposepala

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Agrimony


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image of Agrimonia gryposepala, Common Agrimony

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_aggr2_001_lvd

        

image of Agrimonia gryposepala, Common Agrimony

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_aggr2_003_lvd

        

image of Agrimonia gryposepala, Common Agrimony

JK Marlow    jkm200717_6639

July    Jackson County    NC

Nantahala National Forest

Stipules large and foliaceous, semicordate, 1-2cm wide, per Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991).

image of Agrimonia gryposepala, Common Agrimony

JK Marlow    jkm200717_6640

July    Jackson County    NC

Nantahala National Forest

Usually two or more pairs of minor leaflets between all major leaflet pairs, per Weakley's Flora (2020).


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE pinnately compound leaves of forbs

image of Agrimonia gryposepala, Common Agrimony

JK Marlow    jkm200717_6641

July    Jackson County    NC

Nantahala National Forest

Stem with glistening stipitate-glandular hairs & scattered, erect, 2mm hairs, per Flora of North America.