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Last updated 11/30/2020 by David Giblin.
Aphanes australis Rydb.[HC2, Stace 1997]
small-fruited parsley-piert

Publication: In N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. 22: 380. 1908.

Origin: Introduced from Europe

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: Draft FNA: "Aphanes microcarpa (Boissier & Reuter) Rothmaler (Alchemilla microcarpa Boissier & Reuteur) is endemic to the western Mediterranean region and is not present in North America. Plants native to other parts of Europe and introduced in North America, misidentified as A. microcarpa, were described in 1984 as a new species, A. inexspectata W. Lippert; this species had previously been described by Rydberg as A. australis from plants introduced to the eastern United States."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Aphanes inexspectata W. Lippert
Aphanes microcarpa (Boiss. & Reut.) Rothm., misapplied