OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lophiola aurea   FAMILY Nartheciaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lophiola aurea   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 045-02-001:
Lophiola americana   FAMILY Haemodoraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Goldencrest


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lophiola aurea   FAMILY Nartheciaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lophiola aurea   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 045-02-001:
Lophiola americana   FAMILY Haemodoraceae

 

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3171

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare in Ga & NC (only a few populations remain in NC)

Look for it in wet savannas, bogs, marshes, ditches adjacent to these natural habitats, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Bright yellow
Bisexual
6 tepals
6 stamens
Ovary half-inferior

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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