Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1903

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Uncommon (rare in GA)

Look for it in moist forests at high elevations, per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Moist

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus   FAMILY Liliaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus   FAMILY Liliaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-09-001:
Streptopus roseus   FAMILY Liliaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database
Streptopus lanceolatus var. roseus

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Streptopus roseus

 

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


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image of Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmsroseus_rbbrp3

May        

image of Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmsroseus_rm4

May        NC-TN

The Roan Highlands

image of Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus

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

image of Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus

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.

image of Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus

Dan Whitten    sdw_rosy_ts4

May    Smyth County    VA

Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area

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

image of Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus

Dan Whitten    sdw_rosy_tw2

May    Smyth County    VA

Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area

Flowers rose or purplish, tepals 3/8" long with recurved tips, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus

Tim Spira    tpssroseus

May        

image of Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus

Ron Lance    rwl1903_a2

July        

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