Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2361

Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon in Piedmont (rare in Coastal Plain & Mountains)

Look for it in forests, on streambanks, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Ternately compound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
50 stamens or more

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Aggregate of achenes

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Geum donianum   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Waldsteinia fragarioides ssp. doniana   FAMILY Rosaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-03-001:
Waldsteinia fragarioides   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Waldsteinia fragarioides var. parviflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Waldsteinia doniana

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Barren Stawberry


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_wado_001_lvd

        

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Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_w_fragarioides1

April    Wilkes County    GA

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Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_w_fragarioides2

April    Wilkes County    GA

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JK Marlow    jkm150510_038

May    Lumpkin County    GA

DeSoto Falls

Leaves trifoliate (fully divided), also typically additionally lobed, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm150510_047

May    Lumpkin County    GA

DeSoto Falls

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JK Marlow    jkm150510_058

May    Lumpkin County    GA

DeSoto Falls

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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmwfragarioides_home12

May    Anderson County    SC

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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmwfragarioides_home13

May    Anderson County    SC

Three leaflets, each usually longer than wide, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmwfragarioides_home14

May    Anderson County    SC

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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmwfragarioides_home14b

May    Anderson County    SC

Petals 2.5-4mm long (about as long as the sepals), 1-1.5mm wide, per Weakley's Flora.

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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmwfragarioides-0

Month Unknown