Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1904

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

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

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Whitish/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 amplexifolius var. amplexifolius   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Streptopus amplexifolius var. amplexifolius   FAMILY Liliaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-09-002:
Streptopus amplexifolius   FAMILY Liliaceae

GREATER THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Streptopus amplexifolius var. americanus

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Tortipes amplexifolius

 

COMMON NAME:
Twisted Stalk, White Mandarin, Pagoda-bells