Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2851

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in moist forests on floodplains & slopes, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple: pinnately lobed or cleft
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pale blue (with cream center)
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-parted calyx
5-lobed campanulate-rotate corolla
5 weakly exserted stamens, fused to corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Phacelia purshii   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phacelia purshii   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 160-05-005:
Phacelia purshii   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Phacelia bicknellii

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Phacelia boykinii

 

COMMON NAME:
Miami-mist