Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2538

Forb
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in GA, rare in NC-SC

Look for it in pine savannas, pine flatwoods, borders of pineland ponds, and adjacent ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Pale yellowish
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
3 petals
3 stamens in staminate flowers

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Syngonanthus flavidulus   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Syngonanthus flavidulus   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 036-02-001:
Syngonanthus flavidulus   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Hatpins, Bantam-buttons