Zizia aptera (A.Gray) Fernald
Family: Apiaceae
heart-leaved golden alexanders,  more...
[Thaspium trifoliatum var. apterum (L.) A.Gray,  more]
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Etymology: Zizia: for Johann Baptist Ziz, german botanist of late 18th and early 19th century
Plants: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall, branched, smooth forb from a thickened cluster of roots
Leaves: basal leaves undivided and with a heart-shaped base, coarsely toothed, long-stalked; upper leaves 1 or 2 times 3-parted
Flowers: yellow, 5-parted; inflorescence a compound umbel, each umbellet with many irregularly-stalked flowers, the central flower often not stalked; blooms May-June
Fruits: dry, splitting into 2 seeds, - fruit:fruit drawing seed:seed drawing
Habitat: full sun; moderate moisture to wet; in sandy, loamy soil
Conservation Status: Native
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