OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Cicuta mexicana   FAMILY Apiaceae


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cicuta maculata var. maculata   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-28-002:
Cicuta mexicana   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Cicuta maculata var. curtissii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cicuta curtissii

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Water Hemlock


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Cicuta mexicana   FAMILY Apiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cicuta maculata var. maculata   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-28-002:
Cicuta mexicana   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Cicuta maculata var. curtissii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cicuta curtissii

 

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3576

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in Mountains)

Look for it in marshes, bogs, seepages, ditches, swamp forests, floating vegetation mats, 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.

 

...Wet

LEAVES:
Complexly compound, with 2+ levels of pinnate and/or ternate compoundness
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
Inferior ovary

Flowers in compound umbels

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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