OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Stipulicida setacea   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stipulicida setacea var. setacea   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Stipulicida setacea var. setacea

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 071-04-001:
Stipulicida setacea   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Stipulicida setacea

 

COMMON NAME:
Coastal Plain Wireplant, Pineland Scaly-pink


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image of Stipulicida setacea, Coastal Plain Wireplant, Pineland Scaly-pink

JK Marlow    jkm080713_111

July    Aiken County    SC

Aiken Gopher Tortoise Heritage Preserve

image of Stipulicida setacea, Coastal Plain Wireplant, Pineland Scaly-pink

JK Marlow    jkm080713_114

July    Aiken County    SC

Aiken Gopher Tortoise Heritage Preserve

Dichotomously branched, smooth wiry annual or short-lived perennial, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Stipulicida setacea   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stipulicida setacea var. setacea   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Stipulicida setacea var. setacea

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 071-04-001:
Stipulicida setacea   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Stipulicida setacea

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2565

Forb
Annual/Short-lived perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain (an endemic)

Habitat: Xeric sands of longleaf pine sandhills, dry pine flatwoods, maritime forests, very dry clayey roadbanks in the outer Piedmont, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & mostly opposite, bractlike, stem leaves

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Usually bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
3-5 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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