Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2386

Forb
Annual

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

Look for it in shallow soils around and under Juniperus virginiana on granitic flatrocks and amphibolite outcrops, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)

FRUIT:
Spring
Silique

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Abdra aprica   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Draba aprica   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 088-01-003:
Draba aprica   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Flatrock Draba, Open-ground Whitlow-grass, Granite Whitlow-wort, Sun-loving Draba