Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2788

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in seepy edges of vegetation mats on Lithonia granitic gneiss (and on sandstone in northeast AL), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pinkish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals in two whorls of 3
6 stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers in umbels

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Allium speculae   FAMILY Amaryllidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Allium speculae   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Flatrock Onion