Meadow Zizia (Zizia aptera)


Zizia Aptera, or more commonly know as Meadow Zizia, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Zizia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Zizia Aptera or Meadow Zizia's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Zizia
  • Family: Apiaceae
  • Order: Apiales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: CT (E) IN (R) MI (T) RI (H)
  • State T/E Common Name: CT (heart leaved golden alexanders) IN (golden alexanders) MI (prairie golden alexanders) RI (heart leaved golden alexanders)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU FACW-
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FAC) 2(FACU) 3(FACU) 4(FACW-) 5(FAC) 6(NI) 8(FAC) 9(FAC+)

Browse Plants by State

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