Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3179

Submersed aquatic sometimes with short emergent stems; Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in streams, rivers, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 stamens
Flowers solitary in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Commelinales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Heteranthera dubia   FAMILY Pontederiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Heteranthera dubia   FAMILY Pontederiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 039-03-002:
Heteranthera dubia   FAMILY Pontederiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Zosterella dubia

 

COMMON NAME:
Water Stargrass


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image of Heteranthera dubia

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_hedu2_001_lvd