Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2973

Forb
Annual

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

Common (endemic to the Southeastern Coastal Plain)

Look for it in flatwoods, sandhills, on sandy roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Palmately compound: 4 leaflets (rarely 1-3)
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow
2-lipped calyx
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Zornia bracteata   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Zornia bracteata   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 098-23-001:
Zornia bracteata   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Zornia bracteata

 

COMMON NAME:
Zornia, Viperina