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Recent observations

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What

Footsteps of spring Sanicula arctopoides

Observer

dgreenberger

Date

January 24, 2015 03:57 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

sanicle Genus Sanicula

Observer

rangervic

Date

January 19, 2015 10:33 AM PST

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What

Footsteps of spring Sanicula arctopoides

Observer

robberfly

Date

January 6, 2015 12:29 PM PST

Description

False springs starts. After all the rain, wild flowers should be great this year...

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What

snakeroot Sanicula crassicaulis

Observer

loloscheiner

Date

January 4, 2015 11:29 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

snakeroot Sanicula crassicaulis

Observer

metsa

Date

December 28, 2014

Description

Canyon Gooseberry ?

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 18, 2013

Description

SRK1379

Bonham State Park, Fannin County, Texas.

Collected with Elizabeth Rosenauer (before she became my wife!).

Collected with permit.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 5, 2013

Description

SRK1338

Spring Creek Forest Park Preserve.

Collected with Elizabeth Rosenauer (before she became my wife!)

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What

Black Snakeroot Sanicula canadensis

Observer

happynaturalist

Date

September 20, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Update: I feel confident enough with the suggestion of Sanicula (genus) that I'm willing to make a preliminary ID of Sanicula canadensis. The habitat matches well (mesic deciduous woodland). I'll look for flowers in late Spring and early summer for confirmation.

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I am stumped. Our edible plants tour guide called this "wild chervil," but that's a common name for Anthriscus sylvestris, a carrot relative that's toxic (and LOOKS like a carrot relative). This one looks like Virginia Creeper and/or American Ginseng. I obscured the location just in case it IS American Ginseng, but I'd be surprised if it is.

We did eat leaves and they tasted like parsley.

Note: it looks like Virginia Creeper but doesn't have a trailing habit or spread much laterally. There are 2-3 levels of growth upward.

Sorry the pic is rather grainy. I've recently upgraded from this point-and-shoot to a really nice smartphone, so hopefully if I see this plant again I can get better photos.

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What

Purple Sanicle Sanicula bipinnatifida

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

April 1, 2010 12:02 PM PDT

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Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

April 1, 2010 12:14 PM PDT

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Date

May 16, 2014

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Observer

rcurtis

Date

June 27, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

Sanicula is a genus of plants in family Apiaceae (or Umbelliferae), the same family to which the carrot and parsnip belong. This genus has about 40 species worldwide, with 22 in North America. The common names usually include the label sanicle or black snakeroot.

No range data available.