OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Anticlea glauca   FAMILY Melanthiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Zigadenus elegans ssp. glaucus   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Zigadenus elegans

INCLUDED WITHIN Resurrection of segregates of polyphyletic genus Zigadenus (Zomlefer & Judd, 2002)
Anticlea elegans

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-22-002:
Zigadenus glaucus   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
White Death-camas, White Camass


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Anticlea glauca   FAMILY Melanthiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Zigadenus elegans ssp. glaucus   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Zigadenus elegans

INCLUDED WITHIN Resurrection of segregates of polyphyletic genus Zigadenus (Zomlefer & Judd, 2002)
Anticlea elegans

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-22-002:
Zigadenus glaucus   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

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3182

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Habitat: limestone and dolostone woodlands, glades, cliffs, and outcrops, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Summer
White or greenish (greenish on back)
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals, often connate basally
6 stamens
Ovary partly inferior

Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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