Sanicula odorata (Rafinesque) K.M. Pryer & L.R. Phillippe. Phen: Apr-Jun; Jun-Jul. Hab: Mesic to dry-mesic nutrient-rich forests. Dist: NS and QC west to MN and e. SD, south to Panhandle FL and e. TX.
ID notes: A sanicle with distinctly yellow flowers, as opposed to the white or greenish flowers of our other species.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: Pryer & Philippe (1989) describe in detail the necessary replacement of the name Sanicula gregaria by S. odorata.
Synonymy: = Ar, Fl7, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo2, NcTx, NE, NY, Ok, Pa, Tn, Va, WH3, Pryer & Phillippe (1989); = Sanicula gregaria E.P.Bicknell – C, F, G, GrPl, MC, RAB, S, Tx, W, WV