OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lilaeopsis carolinensis   FAMILY Apiaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilaeopsis carolinensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-29-002:
Lilaeopsis carolinensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Lilaeopsis attenuata

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Lilaeopsis, Carolina Grasswort


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lilaeopsis carolinensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilaeopsis carolinensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-29-002:
Lilaeopsis carolinensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Lilaeopsis attenuata

 

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4076

Emergent aquatic (rooted); Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in freshwater marshes and pondshores, ditches, interdune ponds, shores of brackish to freshwater estuarine sounds and rivers, per Weakley's Flora

map
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Aquatic ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple - phyllodial (hollow, septate, segmented)
Alternate

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

Flowers in simple, axillary umbels

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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