Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3303

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in mesic hardwood forests, sinkhole and depression ponds, wet meadows, other wet areas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed rotate corolla
5 stamens & 5 staminodia, united into a very short tube
Superior ovary
Flowers solitary in upper leaf axils

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Steironema hybridum   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lysimachia hybrida   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular flora of Illinois (Mohlenbrock, 2014)
Steironema hybridum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 147-02-003b:
Lysimachia lanceolata var. hybrida   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Steironema hybridum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Steironema hybridum

 

COMMON NAME:
Lowland Loosestrife


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