Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1688

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in pine savannas, pine flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Usually bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 persistent tepals
6 stamens
Ovary partly inferior
Inflorescence a raceme

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Liliales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Stenanthium densum   FAMILY Melanthiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Zigadenus densus   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-22-003:
Zigadenus densus   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Crow-poison, Savanna Camass