Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2999

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

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

Common (rare in Mountains, rare in NC Piedmont)

Look for it sandhills and other dry woodlands, esp on dryish stream terraces, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
White
5-merous or rarely 4-merous
5 sepals
5-lobed campanulate to funnelform corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Solanales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Stylisma humistrata   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stylisma humistrata   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 158-03-003:
Bonamia humistrata   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Dawnflower