OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Sanicula canadensis var. grandis   FAMILY Apiaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sanicula canadensis var. grandis   FAMILY Apiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-03-003?:
Sanicula canadensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Large Sanicle, Large Black-snakeroot


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Sanicula canadensis var. grandis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sanicula canadensis var. grandis   FAMILY Apiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-03-003?:
Sanicula canadensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

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4266

Forb
Biennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in dry-mesic to mesic forests, per Weakley's Flora

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

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...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Palmately compound: 5 leaflets (usually)
Alternate & basal

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

Umbellets with 4-6 flowers: 3 perfect, 1-3 staminate

FRUIT:
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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