Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3001

Forb
Perennial

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

Common in NC-SC (rare in GA)

Look for it in fields, woodlands, forest edges, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Petioles 1-3mm long

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
5 petals in chasmogamous flowers/ petals absent in cleistogamous flowers
Numerous stamens in chasmogamous flowers/ few in cleistogamous flowers
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Malvales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Crocanthemum canadense   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Helianthemum canadense   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 129-02-003:
Helianthemum canadense   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Crocanthemum canadense

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crocanthemum canadense

 

COMMON NAME:
Canada Frostweed, Canada Sunrose