Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2373

Subshrub
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in maritime forests, pinelands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Pinnately compound
Spirally clustered at stem apex

FRUIT:

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Zamia floridana var. umbrosa   FAMILY Zamiaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Zamia pumila ssp. pumila   FAMILY Zamiaceae

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

LESS THAN Flora of North America
Zamia integrifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Florida Coontie


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image of Zamia floridana var. umbrosa

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmzamia_lkplk

June        

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

image of Zamia floridana var. umbrosa

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmzpumila_femalelpk

June        

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

image of Zamia floridana var. umbrosa

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmzpumila_lpk1

June        

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