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Thaspium trifoliatum (Purple meadowparsnip)
Brundage, Stephanie

Thaspium trifoliatum

Thaspium trifoliatum (L.) A. Gray

Purple Meadowparsnip, Purple Meadow Parsnip

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)



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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , WI , WV
Canada: ON

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-03-21
Research By: CBR

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