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


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image of Tiarella wherryi

JK Marlow    jkm090405_039

April    Walker County    GA

The Pocket on Pigeon Mountain

Grows in a clump and does not produce runners, per Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee.

image of Tiarella wherryi

Steve Marlow    snm090405_008

April    Walker County    GA

The Pocket on Pigeon Mountain

The flowering stalk is leafless, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE flowers of Tiarella and Heuchera species

image of Tiarella wherryi

JK Marlow    jkm060506_148

May    Pickens County    SC

Clemson Forest

Basal leaves with a heart-shaped base and a long leaf stalk, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE leaves of Tiarella and Heuchera species

image of Tiarella wherryi

JK Marlow    jkm070506_037

May    Gaston County    NC

Redlair Farms

Fruit a two-parted capsule, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Tiarella wherryi

JK Marlow    jkm070506_084

May    Gaston County    NC

Redlair Farms