Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales
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Read more about Spring Bartonia at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
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)
Spring Bartonia, White Bartonia, White Screwstem
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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 (Nelson, 2006).
Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Common in Coastal Plain of GA & SC, uncommon in NC
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Simple - scale-like, inconspicuous
Opposite or subopposite
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers (Nelson, 2006) p136
- Gentians of the Eastern US (Drake, 2011) p032
- Guide to the Wildflowers of SC (Porcher & Rayner, 2001) p258
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast (Cotterman, Waitt, & Weakley, 2019) p114
- Field Guide to the Wildflowers of Georgia (Chafin, 2016) p212
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