Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Low St. Peter's-wort
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Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_h_tetrapetalum_2
Flowers w 4 petals & 4 (rarely2) sepals. Leaves cordate-clasping at the base, per Weakley's Flora (2012).
Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -
Look for it in wet pinelands and in depressional wetlands (open or dominated by Taxodium ascendens), per Weakley's Flora
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast p096
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p165