Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2992

Forb
Annual

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

Common in Coastal Plain of GA & SC, uncommon in NC, rare in Piedmont

Look for it in savannas, bogs, shores of Coastal Plain depression ponds, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Burmannia biflora   FAMILY Burmanniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 048-01-001:
Burmannia biflora   FAMILY Burmanniaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Burmannia biflora

 

COMMON NAME:
Violet Burmannia, Blue Burmannia