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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Torilis arvensis   FAMILY Apiaceae


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Torilis arvensis ssp. arvensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-06-001:
Torilis arvensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Spreading Hedge-parsley, Spreading Bur-parsley, Field Hedge-parsley


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image of Torilis arvensis, Spreading Hedge-parsley, Spreading Bur-parsley, Field Hedge-parsley

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_torilis_arvensis_4

June        

Small white flowers in compound umbels on 1-8" peduncles, w 5-9 umbellets, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Torilis arvensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Torilis arvensis ssp. arvensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-06-001:
Torilis arvensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

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3297

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Europe

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it on roadsides, fields, disturbed areas, 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.


Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

 

LEAVES:
Ternately, pinnately or 2-pinnately compound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
White
5-merous
5 petals
5 stamens
Inferior ovary

Flowers in compound umbels

FRUIT:
Summer
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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