Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon Common Name: Carolina Leaf-flower
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phyllanthus caroliniensis ssp. caroliniensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phyllanthus caroliniensis ssp. caroliniensis
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Phyllanthus caroliniensis 107-10-001

INCLUDED WITHIN (ORTHOGRAPHIC ERROR) Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981) Phyllanthus carolinensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Phyllanthus caroliniensis


Flowers produced on ultimate and penultimate orders of branches, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mascarene Island Leaf-flower
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phyllanthus tenellus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phyllanthus tenellus
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) (MISIDENTIFIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Phyllanthus amarus 107-10-002

Long, capillary pistillate pedicels that are flexuous and pendent in fruit, per Flora of North America.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Chamber Bitter
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phyllanthus urinaria ssp. urinaria
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Phyllanthus urinaria

Male flowers borne toward branchlet tip, female flowers toward the base, per Weakley's Flora.


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