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|Division:||Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants|
|Class:||Magnoliopsida - Dicots|
Torrey & A. Gray
|Natural range of Agrimonia incisa from USDA NRCS Plants Database.|
A. incisa is a perennial forb in the family Roaceae native to North America . It has tuberous roots and rhizomes, which measure from 2.25 cm to 3.2 cm wide. Fruit is large and barbed, similar to all Agrimonia species . The fruit contains reflexed bristles in the lowermost row, and the whole fruit must be stratified in order to initiate germination .
A. incisa is found in the Southeast United States, however the distribution is spotty ranging from North Carolina to central Florida and eastern Texas Cite error: Closing
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<ref> tag. However, the habitat can vary from mesic longleaf pine woodland to dry pine-oak woodland, and pine plantations . A. incisa occurs on sands located on undulating to hilly sloping uplands that are permeable as well as well drained. Plant associations include Andropogon ternarius Michx., Centrosema virginianum (L.) Benth,, Croton argyranthemus Michx., Dicanthelium aciculare (Desv. ex Poir.) Gould & Clark, Pityopsis graminafolia (michx.) Nutt., Pinus palustris P. Mill., Toxicodendron radicans (L.) Kuntze, and Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash .
A. incisa occurs in frequently burned upland pine communities.
Conservation and Management
Cultivation and restoration
References and notes
- USDA Plants Database URL:
- MacRoberts, M. H. and B. R. MacRoberts (1997). "The ecology of Agrimonia incisa Torrey & Gray (Rosaceae) in the West Gulf Coastal Plain." Phytologia 82: 114-128
- Kline, G. J. and P. D. Sorensen (2008). "A revision of Agrimonia (Rosaceae) in North and Central America." Brittonia: 11-33.
- Sorrie, B. A. and S. W. Leonard (1999). "Noteworthy records of Mississippi vascular plants." Sida 18(3): 889-908.