Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1672

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare (an endemic)

Look for it in forests, on streambanks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
Numerous stamens

FRUIT:
Summer
Aggregate of achenes

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Geum lobatum   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Waldsteinia lobata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Waldsteinia lobata

 

COMMON NAME:
Piedmont Barren Strawberry, Lobed Barren Strawberry


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image of Geum lobatum

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmwlobata_pl1

May        

Leaves rounded, with a heart-shaped base and 3-5 shallow lobes, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Geum lobatum

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmwlobata_pl2

May        

image of Geum lobatum

JK Marlow    jkm071101_008

November    Oconee County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Andrew Pickens Ranger District

Found in a small area in northern GA, northwest SC, & southwest NC, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Geum lobatum

JK Marlow    jkm071101_017

November    Oconee County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Andrew Pickens Ranger District

Leaves are three-lobed (not divided), per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Geum lobatum

JK Marlow    jkm071101_024

November    Oconee County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Andrew Pickens Ranger District