Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1518

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in floodplains, moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Greenish-pinkish-white
Bisexual
Irregularly 4-lobed calyx
Petals absent

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Persicaria virginiana   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polygonum virginianum   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 063-03-001:
Tovara virginiana   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Studies of the southeastern United States flora (Horton, 1972)
Antenoron virginianum

 

COMMON NAME:
Jumpseed