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Aruncus dioicus ‘Zweiweltenkind’

 

Child of Two Worlds Goat’s Beard

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderRosalesRose family and eight others
FamilyRosaceaeIncludes apples, apricots, plums, cherries, peaches, pears, raspberries, strawberries, almonds, roses, meadowsweets, photinias, firethorns, rowans, and hawthorns; many others
GenusAruncusAccording to Umberto Quattrocchi, “from Latin aruncus, ‘the beard of the goat,’ a classical name used by Pliny for herbs commonly known as ‘goat’s beard’”
SpeciesdioicusDioecious, having male and female flowers on separate plants
Cultivar‘Zweiweltenkind’

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Aruncus dioicus ‘Zweiweltenkind’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 15 Nov 2013.

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Aruncus dioicus (Child of Two Worlds Goat’s Beard)

6/17/2012 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 6 × 9" (14 × 22 cm)

Aruncus dioicus (Child of Two Worlds Goat’s Beard)

6/17/2012 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 10 × 15" (26 × 39 cm)

Aruncus dioicus (Child of Two Worlds Goat’s Beard)

6/17/2012 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 3½ × 2½' (1.2 × 0.8 m)

Aruncus dioicus (Child of Two Worlds Goat’s Beard)

6/17/2012 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 31 × 21" (78 × 52 cm)

Aruncus dioicus (Child of Two Worlds Goat’s Beard)

6/17/2012 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 17 × 12" (44 × 29 cm)