Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2370

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

Look for it on high elevation rock outcrops, shrub balds, seepage areas at high elevations, in Coastal Plain in sandhill bogs & wet pine savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Usually basal

FLOWER:
Summer
White
Usually bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 persistent tepals
6 stamens
Ovary partly inferior
Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Liliales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Stenanthium leimanthoides   FAMILY Melanthiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Zigadenus leimanthoides   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-22-004:
Zigadenus leimanthoides   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Oceanorus leimanthoides

 

COMMON NAME:
Pinebarrens Death Camas