Carolinas and Georgia

2683

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Nolina georgiana   FAMILY Ruscaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Nolina georgiana   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-13-001:
Nolina georgiana   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Georgia Beargrass, Sandhills Lily


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Look for it in sandhills, and it's sometimes locally common on slightly less xeric lower sandhill slopes, per Weakley's Flora

Subshrub; Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

 

...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White/ Yellowish-green
Bisexual & unisexual in the same inflorescence
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals
6 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Nolina georgiana   FAMILY Ruscaceae

Georgia Beargrass, Sandhills Lily