Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3033

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare

Look for it in swamp forests, esp in sphagnous seepage areas away from direct flooding, savanna edges, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pink/Lavender/or White
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
3-lobed narrowly campanulate calyx
2-lipped corolla, upper hood-like, lower three-lobed
4 stamens, arched under the corolla's upper lip
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Light brown
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Macbridea caroliniana   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Macbridea caroliniana   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-14-001:
Macbridea caroliniana   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Birds-in-a-nest, Carolina Macbridea