Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
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Flora of North America
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, dry pine flatwoods, pine rocklands, per Weakley's Flora
Native to Georgia
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Basal rosette & opposite
2-lipped 5-lobed tubular corolla
4 fertile stamens & 1 bearded staminode
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers (Nelson, 2006) p164
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States (Duncan & Duncan, 1999) p088
- Field Guide to the Wildflowers of Georgia (Chafin, 2016) p332
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