Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2790

Forb
Biennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare, endemic to GA-AL

Look for it on nutrient-rich streambanks and rock outcrops, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate (reduced upward)
Basal leaves have petioles; stem leaves are sessile.

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Silique

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Arabis georgiana   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arabis georgiana   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Georgia Rockcress