Aruncus dioicus var. dioicus

IllustratedEndemic
Synonyms: Aruncus allegheniensis Rydberg
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 423. Mentioned on page 424.

Leaf surfaces glabrous or slightly hairy. Styles 0.3–0.8 mm. Follicles somewhat plump, 1.5–2 mm. Seeds 1.5–2 mm. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering early summer.
Habitat: Rich woods, stream banks, north-facing roadsides, seeps, ditches
Elevation: 10–1500 m

Distribution

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Ala., Ga., Ky., Md., Miss., N.C., Ohio, Pa., S.C., Tenn., Va., W.Va.

Discussion

Variety dioicus is abundant in the southern Appalachians and into the Piedmont, where it typically occurs on mesic north-facing wooded slopes and road sides.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

T. Lawrence Mellichamp +
(Walter) Fernald +
Actaea dioica +
Ala. +, Ga. +, Ky. +, Md. +, Miss. +, N.C. +, Ohio +, Pa. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +, Va. +  and W.Va. +
10–1500 m +
Rich woods, stream banks, north-facing roadsides, seeps, ditches +
Flowering early summer. +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
Aruncus allegheniensis +
Aruncus dioicus var. dioicus +
Aruncus dioicus +
variety +