Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2134

Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon (rare in GA)

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

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shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
None

FLOWER:
Summer
Tan and white with magenta-crimson
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
3 sepals, two lateral and one dorsal
3 petals, the two lateral similar and a third (the lip) enlarged
stamens and pistil fused together into a column
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Corallorhiza maculata var. maculata   FAMILY Orchidaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Corallorhiza maculata   FAMILY Orchidaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 049-20-001:
Corallorhiza maculata   FAMILY Orchidaceae

LESS THAN & ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Corallorrhiza maculata

 

COMMON NAME:
Eastern Spotted Coralroot