Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3138

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare in GA

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

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Odd-pinnately compound
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
5-lobed calyx
Corolla not papilionaceous
5 stamens
Superior ovary
Inflorescence a spike

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Legume

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Dalea gracilis   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dalea carnea var. gracilis   FAMILY Fabaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Sprawling White-tassels