Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2486

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in flatwoods, cypress ponds, per Weakley's Flora

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Aquatic ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Violet (with purple markings)
Bisexual
5-lobed calyx
2-lipped corolla, upper lip notched? lower three-lobed
2 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Brown
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):
Justicia crassifolia   FAMILY Acanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Justicia crassifolia   FAMILY Acanthaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Justicia crassifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
thickleaf water-willow