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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Hexastylis callifolia   FAMILY Aristolochiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Hexastylis arifolia var. callifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH New combinations in North American Asarum (Aristolochiaceae) (Barringer, 1993)
Asarum arifolium var. callifolium

SYNONYMOUS WITH A review of the taxonomy and biogeography of Hexastylis (Aristolochiaceae) (Gaddy, 1987)
Hexastylis arifolia var. callifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hexastylis callifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Asarum callifolium

 

COMMON NAME:
Gulf Little Brown Jug


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Hexastylis callifolia   FAMILY Aristolochiaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Hexastylis arifolia var. callifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH New combinations in North American Asarum (Aristolochiaceae) (Barringer, 1993)
Asarum arifolium var. callifolium

SYNONYMOUS WITH A review of the taxonomy and biogeography of Hexastylis (Aristolochiaceae) (Gaddy, 1987)
Hexastylis arifolia var. callifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hexastylis callifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Asarum callifolium

 

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2951

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Habitat: Mesic forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Plant acaulescent (without aerial stems). Leaves alternate, 2-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomatous

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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