Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3243

Forb
Biennial

Non-native: southeast Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare in GA & NC

Look for it around gardens where it may have escaped from cultivation (not usually persistent), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & opposite or alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Purple/ Lavender (rarely White)
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Silvery
Silicle

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Brassicales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Lunaria annua   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lunaria annua   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Annual Honesty, Money Plant, Silver-dollar Plant