Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2951

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

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

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Pale purplish/ Purplish-brown
Bisexual
3-merous
3-lobed calyx gradually contracted to a smooth waist just below the calyx lobes
Petals absent
12 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Magnoliids: Piperales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Hexastylis arifolia var. callifolia   FAMILY Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hexastylis arifolia var. callifolia   FAMILY Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Hexastylis callifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Asarum callifolium

 

COMMON NAME:
heartleaf