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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Filipendula rubra   FAMILY Rosaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Filipendula rubra   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Filipendula rubra

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-12-001:
Filipendula rubra   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Filipendula rubra

 

COMMON NAME:
Queen-of-the-Prairie


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image of Filipendula rubra, Queen-of-the-Prairie

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_firu2_001_lvd

        

Terminal leaflet with 7-9 palmate lobes; lateral leaflets lobed and toothed, per Weakley's Flora (2020).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Filipendula rubra   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Filipendula rubra   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Filipendula rubra

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-12-001:
Filipendula rubra   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Filipendula rubra

 

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570

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Habitat: fens, wet meadows, seeps, over mafic or calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Pinnately compound; leaflets palmately lobed
Alternate (basal leaves absent or withered at flowering)
Leaves have petioles.
Leaves are subtended by stipules.

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Strongly rhizomatous, forming irregular patches

FLOWER:
Summer
Pink to purplish
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals

Inflorescence an anthela, w lateral flowering branches exceeding the main axis

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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