Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3194

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in rocky or sandy flood-scoured riversides or creeksides, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
White
Usually bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Silene nivea   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Silene nivea   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Snowy Campion