Carolinas and Georgia

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Nothoscordum bivalve   FAMILY Alliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Nothoscordum bivalve   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-35-008:
Allium bivalve   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Nothoscordum bivalve

 

COMMON NAME:
False Garlic, Grace Garlic


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Look for it around granite flatrocks, in glades and barrens of various kinds, in open woodlands, and also weedy in fields and along roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Mountains of SC)

 

full sun partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal (usually present at flowering)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals in two whorls of 3
6 stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers in umbels

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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



Nothoscordum bivalve   FAMILY Alliaceae

False Garlic, Grace Garlic