Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Zizia aptera (A.Gray) Fernald image
Photographer: Paul Drobot           

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Apiaceae
Zizia aptera (A.Gray) Fernald
heart-leaved golden alexanders, heart-leaved meadow-parsnip
Zizia: for Johann Baptist Ziz, german botanist of late 18th and early 19th century
aptera: without wings
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall, branched, smooth forb from a thickened cluster of roots
Flower: yellow, 5-parted; inflorescence a compound umbel, each umbellet with many irregularly-stalked flowers, the central flower often not stalked; blooms May-June
Fruit:dry, splitting into 2 seeds, - fruit:fruit drawing seed:seed drawing
Leaf:basal leaves undivided and with a heart-shaped base, coarsely toothed, long-stalked; upper leaves 1 or 2 times 3-parted
Habitat: full sun; moderate moisture to wet; in sandy, loamy soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Thaspium trifoliatum (L.) A.Gray var. apterum A.Gray
Zizia cordata W.D.J.Koch ex DC.
Zizia aptera (A.Gray) Fernald var. aptera
Zizia aptera (A.Gray) Fernald var. occidentalis Fernald

         
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