Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Annual/Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in NC-SC, rare in GA

Look for it in shallow seepage in shade, per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellowish-green
4-lobed calyx
Petals absent
4-8 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Chrysosplenium americanum   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Chrysosplenium americanum   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 094-08-001:
Chrysosplenium americanum   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Golden-saxifrage, Water-carpet, Water-mat