|greater celandine|| USDA PLANTS Symbol: CHMA2
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
|Chelidonium majus L.|
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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Papaverales: Papaveraceae
|Native Range: Europe, Asia (BAIL);|
Greater celandine is a perennial that is native to Europe and the Mediterranean region. It can reach from 1-4 ft. (0.3-1.2 m) in height. The leaves are up to 14 in. (35 cm) long and are deeply dissected. Flowering occurs from May to June. Flowers have four yellow petals, each 0.4 in. (1 cm) long, and two sepals. The fruit are linear capsules that are 0.8-2 in. (2-5 cm) long. Greater celandine is poisonous to humans and occurs in moist to dry woods, thickets, roadsides and waste grounds.
|Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources|
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This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.
|U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:|
|Antietam National Battlefield (Maryland)|
Monocacy National Battlefield Park (Maryland)