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Picture of Heart-leaved alexanders Plant press of Heart-leaved alexanders
Heart-leaved alexanders
Zizia aptera (Gray) Fern.


Plant Description:

  • Upright plant growing up to 60 cm tall
  • Heart-shaped lower leaves and upper stem leaves are divided 3 times into egg-shaped leaflets
  • Yellow flowers form an umbrella shape
  • Found in moist areas and in open-forests
  • Found at Stop 1 - on the Interpretive Nature Trail


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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