Trautvetteria caroliniensis (Walt.) Vail - False Bugbane
Family - Ranunculaceae
Flowering - May - July.
Habitat - Seepage slopes, bogs.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This attractive species can be found in a few north Alabama counties and is uncommon in the state. The plant is easy to identify becasue of its big basal leaves and white flowers. It flowers later in the season than most other members of the family Ranunculaceae.
Photographs taken at Coon Creek, Tallapoosa County, AL., 6-13-06