Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2683

Subshrub, Forb
Perennial

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

Rare

Look for it in sandhills, and it's sometimes locally common on slightly less xeric lower sandhill slopes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White/ Yellowish-green
Bisexual & unisexual in the same inflorescence
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals
6 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Nolina georgiana   FAMILY Ruscaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Nolina georgiana   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-13-001:
Nolina georgiana   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Georgia Beargrass, Sandhills Lily