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Thaspium trifoliatum var. aureum (Yellow meadow parsnip)
Smith, R.W.

Thaspium trifoliatum var. aureum

Thaspium trifoliatum (L.) A. Gray var. aureum (L.) Britton

Yellow Meadow Parsnip, Golden Alexanders

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)

Synonym(s): Thaspium aureum, Thaspium trifoliatum var. flavum


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

This variety has yellow flowers and three lanceolate, untoothed leaflets.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 3-1/2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


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

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-21
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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