Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 145-11-002?:
Lyonia ferruginea FAMILY Ericaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
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Keith Bradley kab_lyonia_fruticosa_1493
May Miami-Dade County FL
Ludlam Pineland Preserve
Similar to L. ferruginea, but reduced leaves & rigidly ascending branchlets, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast (Foote & Jones, 1989).
Flora of North America
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Common in GA Coastal Plain (historically in SC, but not recently seen)
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5-lobed urceolate corolla
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses (Miller & Miller, 2005) p364
- Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast (Foote & Jones, 1989) p111
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide (Lance, 2004) p204
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