Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1083

Forb
Annual
Monecious

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

Common (uncommon in GA Coastal Plain)

Look for it in swamp forests, bottomlands, freshwater marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Greenish
Unisexual
3-4 sepals
Petals absent

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Green
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Pilea pumila   FAMILY Urticaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pilea pumila var. pumila   FAMILY Urticaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 059-05-001:
Pilea pumila   FAMILY Urticaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database
Pilea pumila var. deamii

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Adicea pumila

 

COMMON NAME:
Greenfruit Clearweed, Richweed, Coolwort