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Plant Details

Gillenia stipulata (formerly Porteranthus stipulatus)

American ipecac, Midwestern Indian-physic

Scientific Name:

Gillenia stipulata (formerly Porteranthus stipulatus)

Common Name:

American ipecac, Midwestern Indian-physic

Plant Family

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

2

Light:

Shade, part-sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

May - June

Bloom Area:

Piedmont

State Rank:

S2 - 6-20 Extant Populations - Imperiled in NC because of rarity or because of some factor(s) making it very vulnerable to extirpation from NC (*)

Global Rank:

G5 - 1000+ Extant Populations - Demonstrably secure in the world (*)

State Status:

SR - Significantly Rare (*)

Upper leaflets

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Lower Leaflets

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Leaflet Differences

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Buds

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Blooms

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Nature Serve Explorer
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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