Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2423

Forb
Annual

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

Uncommon in GA, rare in SC

Look for it in sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pink/Lavender
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lipped calyx
2-lipped 5-lobed tubular corolla
4 stamens, included or slightly exserted
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grayish-brown
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Dicerandra odoratissima   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dicerandra odoratissima   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-21-001:
Dicerandra odoratissima   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Rose Dicerandra, Rose Balm