Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2701

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere

Look for it in swamps, marshes, ditches, other wet habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
4-5 lobed corolla
4-5 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Mitreola petiolata   FAMILY Loganiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Mitreola petiolata   FAMILY Loganiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 154-03-002:
Cynoctonum mitreola   FAMILY Loganiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Caribbean Miterwort