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, tidal marshes, disturbed wet ground, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Green
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
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