OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Dicerandra odoratissima   FAMILY Lamiaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dicerandra odoratissima   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-21-001:
Dicerandra odoratissima   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Rose Dicerandra, Rose Balm


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image of Dicerandra odoratissima, Rose Dicerandra, Rose Balm

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmdodoratissima_pc2

November    Pickens County    SC

Poe Creek State Forest

Upper lobe hoodlike, stamens and style arching under the hooded upper lobe, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Dicerandra odoratissima, Rose Dicerandra, Rose Balm

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmdodoratissima_pc6

November    Pickens County    SC

Poe Creek State Forest

Odor of fresh plant cinnamon-like, spicy, per Weakley's Flora.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Dicerandra odoratissima   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dicerandra odoratissima   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-21-001:
Dicerandra odoratissima   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2423

Forb
Annual

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Habitat: Longleaf pine 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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