Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2991

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Uncommon

Look for it in pond cypress savannas, depression meadows, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Deep blue
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-parted calyx
5 petals
5 stamens, fused to corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hydrolea corymbosa   FAMILY Hydroleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hydrolea corymbosa   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 160-01-002?:
Hydrolea corymbosa   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Nama corymbosum

 

COMMON NAME:
Tall Hydrolea, Skyflower