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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)

Thaspium trifoliatum has yellow flowers and three lanceolate, untoothed leaflets.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow


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

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: 2014-06-27
Research By: JAM

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