OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Dioscoreales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Burmannia biflora   FAMILY Burmanniaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Burmannia biflora   FAMILY Burmanniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Burmannia biflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 048-01-001:
Burmannia biflora   FAMILY Burmanniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Burmannia biflora

 

COMMON NAME:
Violet Burmannia, Blue Burmannia, Northern Bluethread


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image of Burmannia biflora, Violet Burmannia, Blue Burmannia, Northern Bluethread

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_bubi_001_lvd

        

image of Burmannia biflora, Violet Burmannia, Blue Burmannia, Northern Bluethread

Keith Bradley    kab_b_biflora_70181

October    Marion County    FL

Ocala National Forest

Corolla blue with a whitish tip, 3-6mm long & wide, and 3-winged, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

image of Burmannia biflora, Violet Burmannia, Blue Burmannia, Northern Bluethread

Keith Bradley    kab_b_biflora_70190

October    Marion County    FL

Ocala National Forest

Stem very slender and threadlike, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Burmannia biflora   FAMILY Burmanniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Burmannia biflora   FAMILY Burmanniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Burmannia biflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 048-01-001:
Burmannia biflora   FAMILY Burmanniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Burmannia biflora

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2992

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: pine savannas, bogs, shores of Coastal Plain depression ponds, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, scale-like

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Blue/Violet
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
Petals absent or of 3 segments
3 stamens, inserted on the calyx tube
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:

 

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