OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Bartonia verna   FAMILY Gentianaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bartonia verna   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 155-04-001:
Bartonia verna   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Bartonia verna

 

COMMON NAME:
Spring Bartonia, White Bartonia, White Screwstem


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image of Bartonia verna, Spring Bartonia, White Bartonia, White Screwstem

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_bave2_001_lvd

        

image of Bartonia verna, Spring Bartonia, White Bartonia, White Screwstem

Keith Bradley    kab_bartonia_verna_5113

December    Lee County    FL

Wild Turkey Strand Preserve

Four tiny petals, widest above middle, atop a purplish threadlike 2-8" stem, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Bartonia verna   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bartonia verna   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 155-04-001:
Bartonia verna   FAMILY Gentianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Bartonia verna

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3053

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Wet pine savannas, shores of Coastal Plain depression ponds, interdune swales, other moist sands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple - scale-like, inconspicuous
Opposite or subopposite

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
White
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
4 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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