OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Chimaphila umbellata var. cisatlantica   FAMILY Ericaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Chimaphila umbellata ssp. cisatlantica   FAMILY Pyrolaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Chimaphila umbellata ssp. umbellata

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 145-01-002:
Chimaphila umbellata   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Chimaphila corymbosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Prince's-pine


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Chimaphila umbellata var. cisatlantica   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Chimaphila umbellata ssp. cisatlantica   FAMILY Pyrolaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Chimaphila umbellata ssp. umbellata

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 145-01-002:
Chimaphila umbellata   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Chimaphila corymbosa

 

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Subshrub; Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas

Rare

Habitat: forests and woodlands, mostly rather xeric and acid, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pink/Whitish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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