Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3314

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare

Look for it in cove forests and other moist rocky forests, especially over calcareous or mafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Prinicipal cauline leaves pinnately divided (similar to basal lvs)
Alternate & basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Whitish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-parted campanulate calyx
5-lobed campanulate corolla
5 stamens, fused to corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Boraginales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Hydrophyllum macrophyllum   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hydrophyllum macrophyllum   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 160-04-002:
Hydrophyllum macrophyllum   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Hydrophyllum macrophyllum

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Waterleaf