Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2997

Forb
Perennial

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

Common in GA, uncommon in SC

Look for it in longleaf pine sandhills, sandy soils of roadsides, woodland edges, and disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Orange-yellow
5-parted calyx
5 petals
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Piriqueta caroliniana var. caroliniana   FAMILY Passifloraceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Piriqueta cistoides ssp. caroliniana   FAMILY Turneraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 125-01-001:
Piriqueta caroliniana   FAMILY Turneraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Piriqueta, Pitted Stripeseed