Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2214

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in swamps, ditches, wet thickets, esp on base-rich substrates, such as over calcareous or mafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Echinodorus cordifolius   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Echinodorus cordifolius   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 027-02-001:
Echinodorus cordifolius   FAMILY Alismataceae

GREATER THAN Flora of North America
Echinodorus cordifolius ssp. cordifolius

 

COMMON NAME:
Creeping Burhead, Creeping Water-plantain