Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Sanicula marilandica L. image
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Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Apiaceae
Sanicula marilandica L.
black snakeroot, Maryland sanicle
Sanicula: diminutive of the Latin word sanare meaning "to heal"
marilandica: of Maryland
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, up to 4 1/2' tall forb; fibrous roots
Flower: green to white, 5-parted, sepals mostly as long as the petals; inflorescence an irregular, compound umbel with 12-25 flowers per umbellet, female flowers stalkless; blooms June-July
Fruit:oval, dry, with hooked, stout, backward curving bristles, splitting into 2 seeds- fruit: seed:
Leaf:palmately-divided into 5-7 parts, double forward-pointing teeth, stalks getting shorter toward top
Habitat: shade; woods
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Sanicula marilandica L. var. petiolulata Fernald

         
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