Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2234

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it on shores, drawdown areas, moist forests, floodplain forests, moist disturbed areas, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Greenish
Bisexual
5(-7) sepals
5(-7) inconspicuous petals or petals absent
10 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Saxifragales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Penthorum sedoides   FAMILY Penthoraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Penthorum sedoides   FAMILY Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 091-02-001:
Penthorum sedoides   FAMILY Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Penthorum sedoides

 

COMMON NAME:
Ditch Stonecrop, American Penthorum