OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Malvales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Crocanthemum rosmarinifolium   FAMILY Cistaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Helianthemum rosmarinifolium   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Crocanthemum rosmarinifolium

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America

Crocanthemum rosmarinifolium

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 129-02-007:

Helianthemum rosmarinifolium   FAMILY Cistaceae

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

Crocanthemum rosmarinifolium

 

COMMON NAME:
Rosemary Sunrose, Rosemary Frostweed


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image of Crocanthemum rosmarinifolium, Rosemary Sunrose, Rosemary Frostweed

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_c_rosmarinifolium2b

June    Richmond County    NC

image of Crocanthemum rosmarinifolium, Rosemary Sunrose, Rosemary Frostweed

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_c_rosmarinifolium3

June    Richmond County    NC

Short stellate hairs give a gray-green cast to this densely pubescent plant, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers (Nelson, 2006).

image of Crocanthemum rosmarinifolium, Rosemary Sunrose, Rosemary Frostweed

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_c_rosmarinifolium3b

June    Richmond County    NC

Leaves ascending to erect, lance-shaped to broadly linear, 2-7mm wide, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers (Nelson, 2006).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Crocanthemum rosmarinifolium   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Helianthemum rosmarinifolium   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Crocanthemum rosmarinifolium

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crocanthemum rosmarinifolium

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 129-02-007:
Helianthemum rosmarinifolium   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Crocanthemum rosmarinifolium

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3059

Forb
Perennial

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, sandy roadsides, fields, per Weakley's Flora

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain of GA & SC (rare in NC)

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Petioles to 3mm long

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
5 petals in chasmogamous flowers/ petals absent in cleistogamous flowers
Numerous stamens in chasmogamous flowers/ few in cleistogamous flowers
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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