Canby's Cowbane (Oxypolis canbyi)


Oxypolis Canbyi, or more commonly know as Canby's Cowbane, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Oxypolis. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Oxypolis Canbyi or Canby's Cowbane's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina and South Carolina.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Oxypolis
  • Family: Apiaceae
  • Order: Apiales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • Federal T/E Status: Endangered
  • Federal T/E Common Name: Canby's cowbane
  • State T/E Status: GA (E) MD (E) NC (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: GA (Canby dropwort) MD (Canby's dropwort) NC (Canby's cowbane)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 2(OBL)

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