Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2373

Subshrub
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to Florida & possibly se. GA

Documented growing wild in GA? - -

Rare

Look for it in dry woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Not armed

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Pinnately compound
Spirally clustered at stem apex

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Gymnosperms (non-flowering plants): Cycadales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Zamia integrifolia var. umbrosa   FAMILY Zamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Zamia pumila   FAMILY Zamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Zamia integrifolia

INCLUDED WITHIN The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Zamia pumila ssp. pumila

INCLUDED WITHIN New Combinations in the Florida Flora (DB Ward, 2001)
Zamia floridana var. umbrosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Zamia umbrosa

 

COMMON NAME:
East Coast Coontie, Broad-leaflet Coontie, Palatka Giant Coontie


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image of Zamia integrifolia var. umbrosa, East Coast Coontie, Broad-leaflet Coontie, Palatka Giant Coontie

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmzamia_lkplk

June        

Plants superficially palmlike or fernlike, per Flora of North America.

image of Zamia integrifolia var. umbrosa, East Coast Coontie, Broad-leaflet Coontie, Palatka Giant Coontie

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmzpumila_femalelpk

June        

Cones distinctly peduncled. Pollen cones more slender than seed cones, per Flora of North America.

image of Zamia integrifolia var. umbrosa, East Coast Coontie, Broad-leaflet Coontie, Palatka Giant Coontie

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmzpumila_lpk1

June        

Leaves broadly oblong-elliptic; leaflets linear, often twisted, very stiff, per Flora of North America.