OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Asemeia grandiflora   FAMILY Polygalaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polygala grandiflora var. grandiflora   FAMILY Polygalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Asemeia grandiflora

INCLUDED WITHIN Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Polygala violacea

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 106-01-003:
Polygala grandiflora   FAMILY Polygalaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Asemeia cumulicola

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Asemeia grandiflora var. angustifolia

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Asemeia grandiflora var. grandiflora

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Asemeia leiodes

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Asemeia miamiensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Showy Milkwort


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image of Asemeia grandiflora, Showy Milkwort

Keith Bradley    kab_a_grandiflora_77113

June    Miami-Dade County    FL

Flowers only slightly more than 1/2" wide when fully open, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Asemeia grandiflora   FAMILY Polygalaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polygala grandiflora var. grandiflora   FAMILY Polygalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Asemeia grandiflora

INCLUDED WITHIN Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Polygala violacea

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 106-01-003:
Polygala grandiflora   FAMILY Polygalaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Asemeia cumulicola

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Asemeia grandiflora var. angustifolia

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Asemeia grandiflora var. grandiflora

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Asemeia leiodes

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Asemeia miamiensis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3142

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain of GA & SC, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, dry sandy soils of roadsides and fields, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Pink
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5 sepals (three small, two larger petaloid "wings")
3 petals united into a tube
8 stamens united to corolla tube in 2 rows

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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