Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3304

Forb
Winter annual/Biennial

Non-native: Europe

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in NC, rare in GA, mixed in SC

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Scarlet or blue
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed rotate corolla
5 stamens, united into a short tube
Superior ovary
Flowers solitary in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Anagallis arvensis   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Anagallis arvensis ssp. arvensis   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Relationships of Anagallis foemina and A. arvensis (Myrsinaceae) (Manns & Anderberg, 2007)
Lysimachia arvensis

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 147-03-001:
Anagallis arvensis   FAMILY Primulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Scarlet Pimpernel, Poor Man's Weatherglass


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