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Plant Details

Gillenia trifoliata [= Porteranthus trifoliatus]

Bowman's-root, Mountain Indian-physic

Scientific Name:

Gillenia trifoliata [= Porteranthus trifoliatus]

Common Name:

Bowman's-root, Mountain Indian-physic

Plant Family

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

2

Light:

Shade, part-sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

Apr - Jun

Bloom Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Moist forests, roadbanks, forest edges (Weakley 2015). Common in NC Mountains and Piedmont.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Plants

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Martha Baskin

Plants on Roadside

Ashe County

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Tom Harville

Leaflets

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Tom Harville

Blooms

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Martha Baskin

Bloom

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Tom Harville

Bloom

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Martha Baskin

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Nature Serve Explorer
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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