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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Dalea carnea   FAMILY Fabaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dalea carnea   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Dalea carnea

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Dalea carnea var. carnea

SYNONYMOUS WITH Native & naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the US (Isely, 1998)

Dalea carnea var. carnea

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Petalostemon carneus

 

COMMON NAME:
Pink-tassels


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image of Dalea carnea, Pink-tassels

Keith Bradley    kab_dalea_carnea_72975

August    Collier County    FL

Big Cypress National Preserve

Flowers borne in compact tassel-like spikes 0.5-1.625" long, on branch tips, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers (Nelson, 2006).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Dalea carnea   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dalea carnea   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Dalea carnea

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Dalea carnea var. carnea

SYNONYMOUS WITH Native & naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the US (Isely, 1998)
Dalea carnea var. carnea

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Petalostemon carneus

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3136

Forb
Perennial

Habitat: Dry sandy pinelands, per Weakley's Flora

Native to Georgia

Rare in GA

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LEAVES:
Odd-pinnately compound: mostly 7-9 leaflets
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pink (rarely white)
5-lobed calyx
Corolla not papilionaceous
5 stamens
Superior ovary

Inflorescence a spike

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Legume

 

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