Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2389

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in marshes, ditches, exposed muddy river shores and banks, wet pine flatwoods, other wet places, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pink
Bisexual
4 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Purple
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ammannia coccinea   FAMILY Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ammannia coccinea   FAMILY Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 135-02-001:
Ammannia coccinea   FAMILY Lythraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Red Toothcup, valley redstem