Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1512

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in moist forests, cove forests, rock outcrops, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4-5 lobed calyx with campanulate tube
5 petals
10 exserted stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Saxifragales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (3/8/10):
Tiarella wherryi   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Tiarella cordifolia var. collina   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 094-12-001b:
Tiarella cordifolia var. collina   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

LESS THAN Flora of North America
Tiarella cordifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Foamflower, False Miterwort