Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3112

Forb
Annual

Non-native? South America
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in roadsides, fields, vacant lots, urban areas, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6-lobed calyx
6-lobed funnelform corolla
6 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/7/08):
Richardia scabra   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Richardia scabra   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 173-05-002:
Richardia scabra   FAMILY Rubiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Rough Mexican-clover, Mexican-clover