Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Aconitum uncinatum Linnaeus. Eastern Blue Monkshood, Appalachian Blue Monkshood. Phen: Aug-Oct. Hab: Seepages, saturated swamps, cove forests, other moist forests. Dist: C. MD and sw. PA south to e. VA, e. NC, wc. GA, and c. TN; disjunct in sc. MO (Yatskievych 2013).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = FNA3, Il, NE, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W; > Aconitum uncinatum ssp. muticum – K1, K3, K4, Hardin (1964b); > Aconitum uncinatum ssp. uncinatum – K1, K3, K4, Hardin (1964b); > Aconitum uncinatum var. acutidens – F; > Aconitum uncinatum var. muticum – C; > Aconitum uncinatum var. uncinatum – C, F

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Aconitum uncinatum, Brasstown Valley Seeps, Towns County, Georgia 1 by Alan Cressler source
image of plant© Radford, Ahles and Bell
image of plant© Richard & Teresa Ware