Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3016

Woody vine
Perennial
Monoecious
Has translucent to milky-white latex

Non-native: south Asia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare. Locally common in old seaports in the South.

Look for it on walls, in disturbed urban areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Greenish
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
2-6 sepals
1-2 stamens in staminate flowers

FRUIT:

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ficus pumila   FAMILY Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ficus pumila   FAMILY Moraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Climbing Fig, Creeping Fig