OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Mayaca fluviatilis   FAMILY Mayacaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


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Mayaca fluviatilis   FAMILY Mayacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 034-01-002:
Mayaca fluviatilis   FAMILY Mayacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Mayaca fluviatilis

 

COMMON NAME:
Stream Bogmoss


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Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_mayaca_fluviatilis1

June    Richmond County    NC

The very leafy creeping stems resemble a moss or clubmoss, hence the name, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


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image of Mayaca fluviatilis, Stream Bogmoss

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_mayaca_fluviatilis1b

June    Richmond County    NC

Single pink flowers, 7-12mm across, grow from slender erect stalks, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Mayaca fluviatilis   FAMILY Mayacaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Mayaca fluviatilis   FAMILY Mayacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 034-01-002:
Mayaca fluviatilis   FAMILY Mayacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Mayaca fluviatilis

 

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3051

Submersed aquatic (rooted) or shoreline terrestrial; Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Mucky marshes, streams, swamp forests, shores of natural lakes (rarely in artificial impoundments), in saturated soil or variously submersed, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, spirally arranged

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
White or pink
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3-merous
3 sepals
3 petals
3 stamens
Superior ovary

Flowers solitary in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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