Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2690

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare in NC-SC

Look for it in bogs, sphagnous seeps, moist fields, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
4-lobed calyx
4 petals
8 exserted stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Myrtales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Oenothera perennis   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oenothera perennis   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 137-02-008:
Oenothera perennis   FAMILY Onagraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Little Sundrops, Small Sundrops