Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2998

Forb
Perennial
Monoecious
Has slightly milky sap

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

Common (rare in Piedmont)

Look for it in sandhills, dryish coastal plain woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow calyx/red stigmas
Unisexual
2-3 parted calyx
Petals absent
2 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Stillingia sylvatica ssp. sylvatica   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stillingia sylvatica ssp. sylvatica   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 107-07-001:
Stillingia sylvatica   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Queen's-delight