Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2617

Shrub, Semi-aquatic
Perennial
Monoecious
Has slightly milky sap

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

Uncommon in GA, rare in SC

Look for it in ponds in pine flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Tardily deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellow calyx/red stigmas
Unisexual
2-3 parted calyx
Petals absent
2 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Stillingia aquatica   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stillingia aquatica   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 107-07-002:
Stillingia aquatica   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Corkwood, Water Toothleaf