Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2241

Forb
Annual/Perennial

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

Common

Look for it on streambanks, brackish marshes, pools in floodplains, interdune ponds, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
White
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals united at base
5-lobed rotate corolla

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Samolus parviflorus   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Samolus valerandi ssp. parviflorus   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 147-05-001:
Samolus parviflorus   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Samolus floribundus

 

COMMON NAME:
Water-pimpernel, Brookweed