OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Malvales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hudsonia ericoides   FAMILY Cistaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hudsonia ericoides   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Variation and speciation in the genus Hudsonia (Skog & Nickerson, 1972)
Hudsonia ericoides ssp. ericoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 129-01-003:
Hudsonia ericoides   FAMILY Cistaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Northern Golden-heather


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image of Hudsonia ericoides, Northern Golden-heather

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_huer_001_lvd

        

image of Hudsonia ericoides, Northern Golden-heather

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_hudsonia_ericoides1

April    Chesterfield County    SC

Low, spreading, freely branched shrub, rarely more than 12-16" tall, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Hudsonia ericoides, Northern Golden-heather

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_hudsonia_ericoides2

April    Chesterfield County    SC

Leaves crowded, needlelike. Flowers solitary at spur shoot or branch ends, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hudsonia ericoides   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hudsonia ericoides   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Variation and speciation in the genus Hudsonia (Skog & Nickerson, 1972)
Hudsonia ericoides ssp. ericoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 129-01-003:
Hudsonia ericoides   FAMILY Cistaceae

 

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2559

Shrub; Subshrub
Perennial

Native to South Carolina

Documented growing wild in - - SC

Rare

Habitat: Sandy flats in longleaf pine sandhills (SC) or Coastal Plain pitch pine barrens (DE, NJ, NY), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple - needle-like
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
5 persistent sepals
5 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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