Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2675

Forb
Perennial
Has milky sap (latex)

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Uncommon

Look for it in forests, woodlands, roadsides, pastures, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
White/Pink/Greenish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-lobed calyx, minute
5-lobed urceolate to campanulate corolla
5 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Paired follicles

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Apocynum Xfloribundum   FAMILY Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Apocynum Xfloribundum [androsaemifolium X cannabinum]   FAMILY Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 156-03-002:
Apocynum medium   FAMILY Apocynaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Dogbane