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Oxypolis filiformis (Water cowbane)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Oxypolis filiformis

Oxypolis filiformis (Walter) Britton

Water cowbane

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)

Synonym(s): Tiedemannia filiformis

USDA Symbol: oxfi

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX , VA

Value to Beneficial Insects

Supports Conservation Biological Control

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Crosby Arboretum - Picayune, MS

Additional resources

USDA: Find Oxypolis filiformis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Oxypolis filiformis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Oxypolis filiformis


Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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