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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (6/30/18):
Triosteum angustifolium +   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Triosteum angustifolium   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 174-04-003:
Triosteum angustifolium   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Triosteum angustifolium

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellowfruit Horse-gentian, Lesser Horse-gentian


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image of Triosteum angustifolium +, Yellowfruit Horse-gentian, Lesser Horse-gentian

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_tran3_001_lvd

        

image of Triosteum angustifolium +, Yellowfruit Horse-gentian, Lesser Horse-gentian

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_t_ang_ang_yellohors1

April        

Longer (nonglandular) hairs of the stem 1.5-3mm long, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Triosteum angustifolium +, Yellowfruit Horse-gentian, Lesser Horse-gentian

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_t_angusti_ang_yelhrs

April        

Leaves elliptic, lanceolate, or oblanceolate, narrowed to a sessile base, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Triosteum angustifolium +, Yellowfruit Horse-gentian, Lesser Horse-gentian

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_t_angustifolium_5

April        

Flowers greenish-yellow, tubular, w 5 unequal lobes. Sepals w stiff hairs, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (6/30/18):
Triosteum angustifolium +   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Triosteum angustifolium   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 174-04-003:
Triosteum angustifolium   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Triosteum angustifolium

 

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1890

Forb

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed tubular corolla
5 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Orange
Drupe

 

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