Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2319

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Common

Look for it on beach dunes, in moist to wet sandy pinelands, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Winter/SpringFall
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4-lobed salverform corolla
4 included stamens

FRUIT:
Winter/SpringFall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Houstonia procumbens   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Houstonia procumbens   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 173-08-004:
Houstonia procumbens   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Genera of Cinchonoideae (Rubiaceae) in the southeastern US (Rogers, 1987)
Hedyotis procumbens

 

COMMON NAME:
Roundleaf Bluet, Creeping Bluet, Trailing Bluet, Fairy-footprints