Aegopodium podagraria

Family (Traditional)Apiaceae
SpeciesAegopodium podagraria L.
Common NameGoutweed; Bishops Goutweed; Bishops Goutweed
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim


No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Lewis (KY), Madison (KY), Carter (TN), Cocke (TN), Johnson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, ETSU, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BEREA001659 Madison Kentucky
Aegopodium podagraria
BEREA001657 Lewis Kentucky
Aegopodium podagraria
BEREA001660 Madison Kentucky
Aegopodium podagraria
APSC0104981 Johnson Tennessee
Aegopodium podagraria
ETSU033924 Carter Tennessee
Aegopodium podagraria
BEREA001658 Madison Kentucky
Aegopodium podagraria
TENN-V-0162066 Cocke Tennessee
Aegopodium podagraria
BEREA025286 Madison Kentucky
Aegopodium podagraria
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