OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Piriqueta caroliniana   FAMILY Turneraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Piriqueta cistoides ssp. caroliniana   FAMILY Turneraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Piriqueta cistoides ssp. caroliniana

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 125-01-001:
Piriqueta caroliniana   FAMILY Turneraceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Piriqueta caroliniana

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Piriqueta tomentosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Piriqueta, Pitted Stripeseed


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image of Piriqueta caroliniana, Carolina Piriqueta, Pitted Stripeseed

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_p_caroliniana_2

July        

In some flowers, stamens are longer than the pistil, vice versa in others, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

image of Piriqueta caroliniana, Carolina Piriqueta, Pitted Stripeseed

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_p_caroliniana_cropped

July        

Flowers remain open only on sunny days, and petals fall off easily, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Piriqueta caroliniana   FAMILY Turneraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Piriqueta cistoides ssp. caroliniana   FAMILY Turneraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Piriqueta cistoides ssp. caroliniana

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 125-01-001:
Piriqueta caroliniana   FAMILY Turneraceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Piriqueta caroliniana

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Piriqueta tomentosa

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2997

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Common in GA, uncommon in SC, rare in NC

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, sandy soils of roadsides, woodland edges, and disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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