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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Justicia angusta   FAMILY Acanthaceae   Go to FSUS key


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

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Justicia crassifolia

 

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


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image of Justicia angusta, Pineland Water-willow, Narrowleaf Water-willow

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmjangustata_burnsl2

June    Collier County    FL

Peduncles ~ longer than leaves or shorter, bearing 2-few flowers near end, per Flora of the southeastern United States (JK Small, 1913).

image of Justicia angusta, Pineland Water-willow, Narrowleaf Water-willow

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmjusticia_burnslake4

June    Collier County    FL

Corolla about 10mm long, per Flora of the southeastern United States (JK Small, 1913).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (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

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Justicia crassifolia

 

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2490

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Habitat: Pond-cypress depressions, roadside ditches, savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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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

 

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