Aralia nudicaulis L. is a small herb/shrub found in forests throughout New England and is widely distributed in North America. This is the only species in Aralia sect. Nanae. It is dioecious. Pictured here is a male plant; males possess more flowers per umbel than females. The species is sexually dimorphic. This species is pollinated by bumblebees, solitary bees, and syrphids (Barrett and Helenurm 1987; Wen 2011). This plant is in the family Araliaceae.
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