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Astilbe biternata

Astilbe biternata (Vent.) Britton


False Goatsbeard

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
FamilySaxifragaceaeSaxifrage family; means “stone-breaking”
GenusAstilbeGreek for “not shining”
SpeciesbiternataRefers to doubly-divided leaves

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Astilbe biternata description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 May 2012.

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Astilbe biternata (False Goatsbeard)

7/7/2017 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA

Astilbe biternata (False Goatsbeard)

5/22/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 14 × 21" (34 × 52 cm)


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