Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3172

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in dry to moist forests and woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Odd-pinnately compound: 3-7 major leaflets
Alternate
Stipules are prominent.

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
10 stamens (approximately)

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 microcarpa   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agrimonia microcarpa   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-09-005b:
Agrimonia pubescens var. microcarpa   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agrimonia microcarpa

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agrimonia platycarpa

 

COMMON NAME:
Low Agrimony, Small-fruited Agrimony


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image of Agrimonia microcarpa, Low Agrimony, Small-fruited Agrimony

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_agpu6_001_lvd

        

image of Agrimonia microcarpa, Low Agrimony, Small-fruited Agrimony

JK Marlow    jkm120727_900

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Flowers of Agrimonia species are mostly 1/4" or less in diameter, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Agrimonia microcarpa, Low Agrimony, Small-fruited Agrimony

JK Marlow    jkm120727_902

July    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Agrimonia microcarpa, Low Agrimony, Small-fruited Agrimony

JK Marlow    jkm120727_925

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Hypanthium ridges usually without eglandular hairs (rarely with), per Weakley's Flora.

image of Agrimonia microcarpa, Low Agrimony, Small-fruited Agrimony

JK Marlow    jkm211106_4771

November    Pickens County    SC

Palmetto Trail

image of Agrimonia microcarpa, Low Agrimony, Small-fruited Agrimony

JK Marlow    jkm211106_4772

November    Pickens County    SC

Palmetto Trail

image of Agrimonia microcarpa, Low Agrimony, Small-fruited Agrimony

JK Marlow    jkm211106_4774

November    Pickens County    SC

Palmetto Trail

Stipules deeply incised, half ovate; hirsute hairs of the stem 3mm or longer, per Weakley's Flora.


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