Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2409

Shrub
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Common

Look for it in pine flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White often tinged with pink
Bisexual
7 petals
12-14 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Bejaria racemosa   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bejaria racemosa   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Befaria racemosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Tarflower, Flycatcher