Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2362

Subshrub; Forb
Perennial

Native: a pantropical species native north to peninsula Florida
Documented growing wild in - - -

Waif(s)

Look for it on ballast, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellowish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-parted tubular calyx
5 petals
5 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Malvales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Waltheria indica   FAMILY Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Waltheria indica   FAMILY Sterculiaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Waltheria americana

 

COMMON NAME:
Sleepy Morning


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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmwindica_bh1

June    Monroe County    FL

Bahia Honda State Park

image of Waltheria indica

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmwindica_syndicatscrbb

Month Unknown        

Inflorescence capitate [headlike], axillary. Petals yellowish, apex truncate, per Flora of China.

image of Waltheria indica

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmwindica_syndicatscrub

Month Unknown        

Leaves ovate or long elliptic-ovate, densely puberulent, margin serrulate, per Flora of China.