Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2436

Forb
Perennial
Mostly monoecious

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

Rare

Look for it in sandhill seepage bogs, Altamaha Grit outcrops, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring
Creamy-white/ Gray
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
2 sepals
2 petals
4 stamens in staminate flowers

FRUIT:

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Eriocaulon texense   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eriocaulon texense   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Texas Hatpins, Texas Pipewort