Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3147

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

Look for it in tidal freshwater marshes, other wetlands, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Usually bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
5-10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Minuartia godfreyi   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Minuartia godfreyi   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 071-11-006:
Arenaria godfreyi   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Godfrey's Sandwort