Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2963

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in limestone barrens dominated by Andropogon gerardii, blackland prairies, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
White/Lavender
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4-lobed funnelform corolla
4 included stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Houstonia nigricans var. nigricans   FAMILY Rubiaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stenaria nigricans var. nigricans   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Hedyotis nigricans var. nigricans

 

COMMON NAME:
Diamond-flower, Glade Bluet