Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3101

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in wet savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow?
4 sepals
4 petals
4 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ludwigia virgata   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ludwigia virgata   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 137-01-006:
Ludwigia virgata   FAMILY Onagraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Savanna Seedbox, Slender Seedbox


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image of Ludwigia virgata, Savanna Seedbox, Slender Seedbox

Tim Spira    tpslvirgata

Month Unknown        

Sepals ovate and reflexed. Style 7-9mm long, its enlarged base prominent, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.