Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3007

Forb
Annual

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

Common (rare in NC)

Look for it in sandhills, sandy fields, sandy roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
5-parted tubular calyx
Petals absent
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
White
Utricle

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Froelichia floridana   FAMILY Amaranthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Froelichia floridana var. floridana   FAMILY Amaranthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 066-05-001:
Froelichia floridana   FAMILY Amaranthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Froelichia floridana

LESS THAN Flora of North America
Froelichia floridana

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Cottonweed, Florida Cottonseed