Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Sanicula canadensis Linnaeus var. floridana (E.P. Bicknell) H. Wolff. Florida Sanicle, Florida Snakeroot. Phen: Apr-May; Jun-Jul. Hab: Dry-mesic to mesic, sandy forests, often associated with Fagus grandifolia (and southward Magnolia grandiflora). Dist: Se. VA south to c. peninsular FL, west to s. MS, in the Coastal Plain.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = F, G; = Sanicula floridana – S; < Sanicula canadensis – C, Fl7, MC, RAB, Tn, Va, WH3; < Sanicula canadensis var. canadensis – K1, K3, K4

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image of plant© Keith Bradley
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