Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3051

Aquatic (rooted), Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in marshes, streams, swamp forests, shores of natural lakes (rarely in artifical impoundments), seepage areas, in saturated soil or variously submersed, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Maroon
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3-merous
3 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Mayaca fluviatilis   FAMILY Mayacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Mayaca fluviatilis   FAMILY Mayacaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 034-01-001 & 002:
Mayaca fluviatilis   FAMILY Mayacaceae

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968)
Mayaca aubletii

 

COMMON NAME:
Bogmoss