Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2284

Forb
Perennial

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

Common (rare in Mountains)

Look for it in fields, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4-toothed calyx
4-lobed corolla
4 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Polypremum procumbens   FAMILY Tetrachondraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polypremum procumbens   FAMILY Buddlejaceae

(?) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 154-04-001:
Polypremum procumbens   FAMILY Loganiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Rustweed, Polypremum, Juniperleaf