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

 

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



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


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image of Stylisma humistrata

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_sthu2_001_lvd

        

image of Stylisma humistrata

Frank Bridges    fab_stylisma_1

July    Cobb County    GA

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

image of Stylisma humistrata

Frank Bridges    fab_stylisma_1b

July    Cobb County    GA

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Leaves elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, mucronate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Stylisma humistrata

Frank Bridges    fab_stylisma_1c

July    Cobb County    GA

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Flwrs mostly in clusters of 2-3 in leaf axils. Sepals without hairs on back, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

image of Stylisma humistrata

Frank Bridges    fab_stylisma_2

July    Cobb County    GA

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

image of Stylisma humistrata

JK Marlow    jkm180814_3848

August    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

Leaves subcordate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Stylisma humistrata

JK Marlow    jkm180814_3851

August    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill