OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Hydrophyllum appendiculatum   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hydrophyllum appendiculatum   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Decemium appendiculatum

 

COMMON NAME:
Biennial Waterleaf, Great Waterleaf


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image of Hydrophyllum appendiculatum, Biennial Waterleaf, Great Waterleaf

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_hyap_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Hydrophyllum appendiculatum   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hydrophyllum appendiculatum   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Decemium appendiculatum

 

Find by scientific name:

2801

Forb
Biennial

Native: north & west of the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in rich forests, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

LEAVES:
Prinicipal stem leaves palmately lobed, maple-like (unlike pinnately divided basal leaves)
Alternate & basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Lavender
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-parted campanulate calyx
5-lobed campanulate corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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