Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2206

Forb
Annual

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

Common (rare in Coastal Plain, rare in GA)

Look for it in floodplain forests, rocky forests, fields, roadsides, granitic flatrocks, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple: Pinnately divided
Basal & alternate (reduced upward)

FLOWER:
Spring
Blue/White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-parted calyx
5-lobed campanulate corolla
5 weakly exserted stamens, fused to corolla
Superior ovary
Inflorescence a helicoid cyme

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Boraginales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Phacelia dubia var. dubia   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phacelia dubia var. dubia   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 160-05-002:
Phacelia dubia   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Phacelia dubia

 

COMMON NAME:
Appalachian Phacelia, Small-flowered Scorpion Weed