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

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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


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Keith Bradley    kab_b_racemosa_76960

May    Martin County    FL

Jonathan Dickinson State Park

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Keith Bradley    kab_b_racemosa_77049

May    Martin County    FL

Jonathan Dickinson State Park

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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmbhabit_sebring98

June    Polk County    FL

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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmbhabit_sebring99

June    Polk County    FL

A slender sparsely branched 3-7' shrub w hairy twigs & stiff erect branches, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmbracemosa_lfsebring

June        

Leaves entire, leathery, tpically angled upward along the stem & twisted, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_bejaria_racemosa_38

July        

Flowers sticky, fragrant, bright white (often tinged with pink), per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_bejaria_racemosa_39

July