Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3073

Shrub, Subshrub
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare in NC

Look for it on dunes, sand flats, blowouts, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple - scale-like
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
5 persistent sepals
5 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hudsonia tomentosa   FAMILY Cistaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hudsonia tomentosa var. tomentosa   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 129-01-001:
Hudsonia tomentosa   FAMILY Cistaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Woolly Beach-heather