Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2801

Forb
Biennial

Native: north & west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -

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

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LEAVES:
Prinicipal cauline leaves palmately lobed (unlike pinnately divided basal lvs)
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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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)
Decemium appendiculatum

 

COMMON NAME:
Biennial Waterleaf