Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Zizia aurea (L.) W.D.J.Koch image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Botanical Illustration

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Robert W. Freckmann

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske
Family Apiaceae
Zizia aurea (L.) W.D.J.Koch
common golden alexanders, golden alexanders, golden zizia
Zizia: for Johann Baptist Ziz, german botanist of late 18th and early 19th century
aurea: Latin for "golden"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 1'-2' tall, branched, smooth forb
Flower: yellow, 5-parted; inflorescence a compound umbel, 10-18 umbellets of many, irregularly-stalked flowers, the central flower often not stalked; blooms May-July
Fruit:dry, splitting into 2 seeds, - fruit:fruit drawing seed:seed drawing
Leaf:basal leaves 2 times 3-parted, upper leaves mostly 3-parted; leaflets with fine, even teeth
Habitat: full sun to shade; moderate moisture to wet; in sandy, loamy soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Smyrnium aureum L.

         
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