Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1493

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

Look for it in swamp forests, wet ditches, brackish marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Purple
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
3 sepals
3 petals
1 fertile stamen, plus staminodes
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Zingiberales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Thalia dealbata   FAMILY Marantaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Thalia dealbata   FAMILY Marantaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 047-01-001:
Thalia dealbata   FAMILY Marantaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Powdery Thalia, Powdery Alligator-flag