Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2490

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in pond-cypress depressions, roadside ditches, savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

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 angusta   FAMILY Acanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Justicia angusta   FAMILY Acanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Genera of Acanthaceae in the Southeastern US (Long, 1970)
Justicia ovata var. angusta

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Pineland Water-willow, Narrowleaf Water-willow