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Lilaeopsis chinensis

Lilaeopsis chinensis (L.) Kuntze

Eastern Grasswort

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)

Synonym(s): Lilaeopsis lineata

USDA Symbol: LICH

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

Inhabiting shorelines in eastern North America from Texas to Nova Scotia, where it is listed as a species of special concern by Canadas SARA (Species at Risk Act). In Canada, it grows in intertidal zones of estuaries along the south and western coast of Nova Scotia.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: AL , CT , DE , FL , GA , LA , MA , MD , ME , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , RI , SC , TX , VA
Canada: NS
Native Habitat: Salt Water Shorelines

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL OBL
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.

Research Literature

Reslit 1740 - Tumor inhibitors. LXVIII. Liatrin, a novel antileukemic sesquiterpene lactone from Liatris chapmanii (1973) S. M. Kupchan, V. H. Davies, T. Fujita, M. R. Cox,...
Reslit 1741 - Tumor inhibitors. LXVIII. Liatrin, a novel antileukemic sesquiterpene lactone from Liatris chapmanii (1971) S. M. Kupchan, V. H. Davies, T. Fujita, M. R. Cox ...

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2010-10-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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