OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Collinsia verna   FAMILY Plantaginaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Collinsia verna   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Collinsia verna

 

COMMON NAME:
Eastern Blue-eyed Mary


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Collinsia verna   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Collinsia verna   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Collinsia verna

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2798

Forb
Winter annual

Native: north of the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Nutrient-rich, moist bottomlands and forested slopes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Blue & white
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lipped 5-lobed corolla (apparently 4-lobed, but the 5th lobe is hidden)
4 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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