Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1253

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare, originally endemic to c&s Appalachians, now widely naturalized

Look for it mountain forests and woodlands, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Odd-pinnately compound: 11-27 leaflets
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pale pink/ Whitish (with a yellow spot on the standard)
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lipped campanulate calyx
5-parted papilionaceous corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Legume

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Robinia viscosa   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Robinia viscosa var. viscosa   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 098-32-002:
Robinia viscosa   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Robinia (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae) (Isely & Peabody, 1984)
Robinia viscosa var. viscosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Clammy Locust