OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Stylisma pickeringii var. pickeringii   FAMILY Convolvulaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


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

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 158-03-001:
Bonamia pickeringii   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

 

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


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image of Stylisma pickeringii var. pickeringii, Pickering's Dawnflower, Pickering's Morning Glory

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_s_pickeringii_pick6

June    Scotland County    NC

Leaves are linear and oriented vertically, to 5.5cm long x 3mm wide, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

image of Stylisma pickeringii var. pickeringii, Pickering's Dawnflower, Pickering's Morning Glory

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_s_pickeringii_pick6b

June    Scotland County    NC

One to three flowers grow on erect slender stalks from leaf axils, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

image of Stylisma pickeringii var. pickeringii, Pickering's Dawnflower, Pickering's Morning Glory

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_s_pickeringii_pick7

June    Scotland County    NC

Long skinny stems radiate like a huge pinwheel - nothing looks quite like it, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

 

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

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

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 158-03-001:
Bonamia pickeringii   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

 

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2560

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, usually in the driest, most barren, deep-sand areas, occasionally colonizing dry, disturbed areas in sandhills, such as sandy roadbanks, 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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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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

Flowers in axillary clusters

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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