OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (2/8/20):
Stylisma patens   FAMILY Convolvulaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stylisma patens ssp. patens   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 158-03-004a:
Bonamia patens var. patens   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Stylisma patens var. patens

 

COMMON NAME:
Sandhill Dawnflower, Sandhill Morning Glory, Coastal Plain Dawnflower, Common Dawnflower


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image of Stylisma patens, Sandhill Dawnflower, Sandhill Morning Glory, Coastal Plain Dawnflower, Common Dawnflower

Will Stuart    wil_stylisma_patens_102

July    Richmond County    NC

North Carolina Sandhills Gamelands

Its narrow elliptic leaves parallel the forest floor. — Will Stuart

image of Stylisma patens, Sandhill Dawnflower, Sandhill Morning Glory, Coastal Plain Dawnflower, Common Dawnflower

Will Stuart    wil_stylisma_patens_114

July    Richmond County    NC

North Carolina Sandhills Gamelands

Dawnflowers are diminuitive relatives of familiar morning glories (Ipomoea), per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (2/8/20):
Stylisma patens   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stylisma patens ssp. patens   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 158-03-004a:
Bonamia patens var. patens   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Stylisma patens var. patens

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3079

Herbaceous vine (trailing)
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common (an endemic)

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills and other relatively dry sandy areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
White
5-merous
5 sepals
5-lobed campanulate to funnelform corolla
Superior ovary

Flowers in leaf axils, solitary

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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