Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2529

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: eastern Asia & Oceania
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Coastal Plain (uncommon in Piedmont)

Look for it in sandy soils along roadsides and in fields, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Low alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Blue/Violet
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed broadly campanulate corolla
5 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Wahlenbergia marginata   FAMILY Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Wahlenbergia marginata   FAMILY Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 178-03-001:
Wahlenbergia marginata   FAMILY Campanulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Wahlenbergia, Asiatic bellflower