Southern Shrub

There is a shrub that grows at least from North Carolina to mid-Florida. It grows 4-5 feet tall. Has plumy white flowers and is in bloom now. I know this is a very brief description but I have not had a chance to see it up close.
Someone in NC said it was Queen Anne's Lace but, although it may be a local name for it, it is not what is commonly called Queen Anne's Lace. Queen Anne's ferny leaves, smells like a carrot when the stem is broken and is definitely not a shrub.
Can anyone tell me what this particular shrub is?
Pixi
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Not sure what you mean by "plumy," but it is possible it's deadly hemlock.
http://caltest.nbc.upenn.edu/poison/plants/pppoiso.htm
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Pixi Is this a plant growing in the wild?, If so where: fields, meadow, mountains, woods, creeks???? Describe "plumy" wide at the bottom with a narrow pointed tip? rounded cluster? Are you sure this is not a seed head rather than flowers? Leaves? Stems coming from ground with little branching or many branches?
some late blooming things that came to mind: Eupatorium Heracleum (cow parsnip) Melilotus (white sweet clover)
Try to get a closer look and it would help
Emilie Norcal
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writes:> Sorry!! My description was prettty bad. This is a shrub that grows wild in fields, along road sides. Where it's dry or damp.
Here in Florida there is a large field next to us with dozens of them so I got a closer look. The flowers are white, five petals, with a yellow center. They are about an inch wide. The flowers grow at the end of twigs or branches and dozens of them are all bunched up which is why I said they looked plumy.
The flowers are bunched like the tiny flowers on lilacs but as a "plume" of lilac comes to a point at the end, these are "plumes" of flowers are more rounded.
If I can get across the stream to where they are growing I will break off a branch and take it to the Agriculture people here. Hopefully they will know what it is. I saw one growing in a garden a couple of streets away and will try to find out if they know what they are.
They are very beautiful. On our way down it seemed that the further south we came the lovelier they were.

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