Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Longsepal Beardtongue at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
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Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
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Basal rosette & opposite
Purplish/ Bright violet usually paler inside
2-lipped 5-lobed tubular corolla
4 fertile stamens & 1 bearded staminode
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee p157
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States p088
- Wildflowers of Tennessee p245
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians p289