Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2632

Shrub, Subshrub
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in spruce-fir forests, northern hardwoods, forests, bogs at high elevations, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
4-merous
4 sepals
4-lobed campanulate corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
White
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Gaultheria hispidula   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gaultheria hispidula   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Chiogenes hispidula

 

COMMON NAME:
Creeping Snowberry, Moxie