OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus   FAMILY Liliaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Streptopus lanceolatus var. roseus

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-09-001:
Streptopus roseus   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Streptopus roseus

 

COMMON NAME:
Rosy Twisted-stalk, Eastern Rose Mandarin, Eastern Twisted-stalk


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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmsroseus_rbbrp3

May        

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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmsroseus_rm4

May        NC-TN

The Roan Highlands

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_s_roseus_brasstnbald1

May    Towns-Union Counties    GA

Brasstown Bald

Leaves alternate in 2 rows, sessile, with prominent parallel veins, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE Solomon's Plume, Solomon's Seal, Twisted Stalk, and two Bellworts

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Dan Whitten    sdw_rosy_ts1

May    Smyth County    VA

Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area

Leaf margins fringed with short hairs, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

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Dan Whitten    sdw_rosy_ts4

May    Smyth County    VA

Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area

Flowers rose or purplish, bell-shaped, hanging singly from a short pedicel beneath the axils, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus, Rosy Twisted-stalk, Eastern Rose Mandarin, Eastern Twisted-stalk

Dan Whitten    sdw_rosy_tw2

May    Smyth County    VA

Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area

Tepals 3/8" long with recurved tips, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

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Tim Spira    tpssroseus

May        

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Ron Lance    rwl1903_a2

July        

Fruits are ellipsoid red berries, 0.4" across, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Streptopus lanceolatus var. roseus

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-09-001:
Streptopus roseus   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Streptopus roseus

 

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1903

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

Uncommon in NC Mountains, rare in GA Mtns

Habitat: Moist forests at high elevations, especially spruce-fir and northern hardwoods forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pink/Rose
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals, perianth campanulate
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Berry

 

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