Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1966

Forb
Perennial
Monoecious

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

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Look for it in moist to dry sands, moist peats, in pinelands, sometimes locally abundant in open disturbed areas where competition has been removed, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
White/Gray
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
Petals absent
3 stamens in staminate flowers

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lachnocaulon anceps   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lachnocaulon anceps   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 036-03-003:
Lachnocaulon anceps   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Bogbuttons, Savanna Bogbuttons