Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3289

Forb
Perennial

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

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont & Mountains)

Look for it in savannas, rarely in mountain bogs, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
4 sepals
4 petals
4 stamens, usually
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ludwigia hirtella   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ludwigia hirtella   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 137-01-008:
Ludwigia hirtella   FAMILY Onagraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Rafinesque's Seedbox