Greater Celandine Chelidonium majus LinnaeusNon-native  -  Invasive    Synonyms: Celandine.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Papaverales   >   Family Papaveraceae   >   Genus Chelidonium   

Status:

Greater Celandine is an introduced species from Eurasia that has become widely established on the western shore of Maryland.

Description:

Note orange sap.

There are 189 records in the project database.

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A Greater Celandine bloom in Allegany Co., Maryland (4/23/2010). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Greater Celandine blooming in Washington Co., Maryland (4/26/1981). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Greater Celandine in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/13/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Greater Celandine about to bloom in Washington Co., Maryland (4/21/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Greater Celandine blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/4/2015). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Greater Celandine blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/20/2015). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Greater Celandine blooming in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/12/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Greater Celandine blooming in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/10/2018). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Greater Celandine in Howard Co., Maryland (4/14/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Greater Celandine blooming in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/19/2020). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

Greater Celandine blooming in Harford Co., Maryland (6/24/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Greater Celandine in bloom in Allegany Co., Maryland (4/30/2017). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Greater Celandine in Howard Co., Maryland (5/2/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Greater Celandine in Washington Co., Maryland (5/27/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Greater Celandine in Baltimore City, Maryland (4/16/2017). Photo by Kirsten Johnson. (MBP list)

Greater Celandine in Baltimore City, Maryland (4/28/2019). (c) Tamberly Conway, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Tamberly Conway via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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