OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sanicula trifoliata   FAMILY Apiaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sanicula trifoliata   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-03-005:
Sanicula trifoliata   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Long-fruited Snakeroot, Beaked Sanicle, Large-fruited Sanicle, Largefruit Black-snakeroot


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image of Sanicula trifoliata, Long-fruited Snakeroot, Beaked Sanicle, Large-fruited Sanicle, Largefruit Black-snakeroot

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_satr4_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sanicula trifoliata   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sanicula trifoliata   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-03-005:
Sanicula trifoliata   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

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1317

Forb
Perennial/Biennial?

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

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...Moist

LEAVES:
Palmately compound: 3 leaflets (usually)
Alternate & basal

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual or staminate, usually in the same umbel
5-merous
Inferior ovary

Umbels with 3 sessile perfect flowers & 3-5 pedicellate staminate flowers

FRUIT:
Summer
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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