Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Apiales
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Read more about Long-fruited Snakeroot at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Long-fruited Snakeroot, Beaked Sanicle, Large-fruited Sanicle, Largefruit Black-snakeroot
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Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC
Uncommon in NC, rare in GA & SC
Look for it in cove forests, other mesic, nutrient-rich forests, per Weakley's Flora
Palmately compound: 3 leaflets (usually)
Alternate & basal
Bisexual or staminate, usually in the same umbel
Umbels with 3 sessile perfect flowers & 3-5 pedicellate staminate flowers
Schizocarp of two mericarps
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Newcomb's Wildflower Guide p426
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast p152
- Wildflowers in the Field and Forest p316
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains p113