Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2560

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare (an endemic)

Look for it in sandhills, usually in the driest, most barren, deep-sand areas, occasionally colonizing dry, disturbed areas in sandhills, such as sandy roadbanks. Also known from the Fall-line Sandhills, aeolian rims of Carolina bays, and sandhills on relict riverine dunes along Coastal Plain rivers, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
5-merous or rarely 4-merous
5 sepals
5-lobed campanulate to funnelform corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Solanales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Stylisma pickeringii var. pickeringii   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stylisma pickeringii var. pickeringii   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 158-03-001:
Bonamia pickeringii   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Pickering's Dawnflower, Pickering's Morning Glory