Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1052

Forb
Annual

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

Uncommon in Piedmont of GA & SC, rare in NC, rare in SC Mountains, endemic

Look for it in bottomlands, granitic flatrocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple: Pinnately divided
Basal & alternate (reduced upward)

FLOWER:
Spring
Blue/White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-parted calyx
5-lobed campanulate corolla
5 weakly exserted stamens, fused to corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Boraginales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Phacelia maculata   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phacelia maculata   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 160-05-003:
Phacelia maculata   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Flatrock Phacelia, Spotted Phacelia