OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Paronychia canadensis   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Paronychia canadensis   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 071-02-005:
Paronychia canadensis   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Anychia canadensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Forked Chickweed, Canada Whitlow-wort, Smooth Forked Nailwort


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Paronychia canadensis   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Paronychia canadensis   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 071-02-005:
Paronychia canadensis   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Anychia canadensis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1029

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Dry rocky woods, shale barrens, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Brownish sepals with white margins
Usually bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
Petals absent
2-5 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Utricle

 

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