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Sanicula canadensis L.

Kingdom: Plantae Rank: Species Parent: Sanicula Status: Invalid Reason: unverified

Common Names:

  • CANADA SANICLE - English, United States of America

Morphological Description

Diagnosis: Ultimate umbels with (0-)2-4 staminate flowers; fruit bristles swollen at base.

Petals white, shorter than or equaling the narrow, stiff, spine-tipped calyx lobes; styles not exserted, shorter than bristles of fruit; widespread in nc TX.


Notes: Woods and thickets; se and e TX w to e Rolling Plains (to Taylor Co.óMahler 1988), also Edwards Plateau. Apr-Jun. (canadensis: of Canada)