Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3123

Forb
Perennial
Has milky sap (latex)

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon

Look for it in xeric sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple - scale-like, inconspicuous

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Bluish-lavender (white)
Disc: Absent
Ray flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lygodesmia aphylla   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lygodesmia aphylla   FAMILY Asteraceae_

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Rose-rush, Flowering Straw