Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2484

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Uncommon in GA

Look for it in dry pinelands, dunes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Whitish
Bisexual
5 sepals
2-lipped 5-lobed salverform corolla
2 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sophronanthe hispida   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gratiola hispida   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Sophronanthe hispida

 

COMMON NAME:
Pineland Hedge-hyssop


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image of Sophronanthe hispida

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmghispida_ths1

June        

image of Sophronanthe hispida

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmghispida_ths1b

June        

Leaves linear-subulate; corolla 2-3x long as the calyx, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Sophronanthe hispida

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmghispida_ths3

June        

Corolla white, salverform, tube 10-13mm long, pubescent within, per Aquatic and Wetland Plants of Southeastern United States by Robert K. Godfrey, Jean W. Wooten.