Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2993

Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon in GA, rare in SC

Look for it in wet pine savannas, marshes, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow staminodes
Bisexual
Asymmetrical
3 sepals
3 petals
1 stamen & 3 petaloid staminodes
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Zingiberales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Canna flaccida   FAMILY Cannaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Canna flaccida   FAMILY Cannaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 042-01-001:
Canna flaccida   FAMILY Cannaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Canna flaccida

 

COMMON NAME:
Golden Canna, Yellow Canna, Indian Shot