Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2699

Forb
Annual

Non-native: east Asia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in lawns, rocky riverbanks, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & opposite

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Blue/ Lavender
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-parted campanulate calyx
2-lipped corolla
4 included stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Mazus pumilus   FAMILY Mazaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Mazus pumilus   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

(?) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 166-08-001:
Mazus japonicus   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Japanese Mazus