Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3182

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in 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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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Liliales

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-22-002:
Zigadenus glaucus   FAMILY Liliaceae

LESS THAN Resurrection of segregates of polyphyletic genus Zigadenus (Zomlefer & Judd 2002
Anticlea elegans

LESS THAN Flora of North America
Zigadenus elegans

 

COMMON NAME:
White Death-camas, White Camass