Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1472

Forb
Perennial
Has clear yellow sap

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare in GA

Look for it in moist forests over calcareous rocks (such as limestone), per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & opposite

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes stout

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical, or nearly so
2-merous
2 sepals
4 petals
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Stylophorum diphyllum   FAMILY Papaveraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stylophorum diphyllum   FAMILY Papaveraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Celandine Poppy, Woods-poppy