Classification Hierarchy
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Tracheophyta
Superdivision Spermatophyta
Division Magnoliophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Subclass Rosidae
Order Apiales
Family Apiaceae
Genus Taenidia
Species Taenidia integerrima
Yellow pimpernel (see references for photos)

Date: XXXXXXXX 2010. Location: XXXXXXXXX(map)


Scientific Name: Taenidia integerrima

Common Name: Yellow pimpernel

Origin: Native

Notes: This perennial plant is often found in dry open conditions and poor soils e.g. rocky, clay, or sandy soils, upland woods, rocky bluffs, sandy beaches along rivers or lakes, and other regions where there is little plant competition.

Additional references: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 12.

Field Marks for Identification:

Flowers: May, small yellow petals; inflorence; compound umbel, terminal and lateral, loose open-spaced; fruit schizocarp, one seed per mericarp.

Leaves: alternate, compound, lower leaves often twice compound with leaflets trifoliate with margins entire.

Stem: slender, smooth, occasionally branched, plants up to 3 feet tall.

Glossary: Botanical Terms pdf

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