OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Warea cuneifolia   FAMILY Brassicaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Warea cuneifolia   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-26-001:
Warea cuneifolia   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Warea, Carolina Pineland-cress


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image of Warea cuneifolia, Carolina Warea, Carolina Pineland-cress

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_warea_cuneifolia_8

October        

image of Warea cuneifolia, Carolina Warea, Carolina Pineland-cress

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmwcuneifolia_lorrr1

November        

Pistil has a stipe that elongates into a prominent stalk as fruit matures, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

image of Warea cuneifolia, Carolina Warea, Carolina Pineland-cress

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmwcuneifolia_lorrr2

November        

Flowers clustered in tight terminal racemes, the petals clawed, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

image of Warea cuneifolia, Carolina Warea, Carolina Pineland-cress

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmwcuneifolia_lorrr2b

November        

Fruit is a dry, stalked, very narrow beanlike structure called a silique, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Warea cuneifolia   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Warea cuneifolia   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-26-001:
Warea cuneifolia   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2363

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Xeric white sands of longleaf pine sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Purplish-pink
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Silique

 

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