Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3150

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare in GA

Look for it in wet pinelands, cypress depressions, Hypericum depressions, wet hammocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal (plant scapose)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White/ Greenish-white
Radially symmetrical
6 persistent tepals
6 stamens
Superior ovary
Inflorescence racemose

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Schoenolirion albiflorum   FAMILY Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Schoenolirion albiflorum   FAMILY Liliaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
White Sunnybell