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 stem leaves pinnately divided (similar to basal leaves)
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

 

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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, Largeleaf Waterleaf


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image of Hydrophyllum macrophyllum, Hairy Waterleaf, Largeleaf Waterleaf

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_hyma_001_lvd

        

image of Hydrophyllum macrophyllum, Hairy Waterleaf, Largeleaf Waterleaf

JK Marlow    jkm160421_380

April    Sevier County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

image of Hydrophyllum macrophyllum, Hairy Waterleaf, Largeleaf Waterleaf

JK Marlow    jkm160421_381

April    Sevier County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

image of Hydrophyllum macrophyllum, Hairy Waterleaf, Largeleaf Waterleaf

JK Marlow    jkm160421_381b

April    Sevier County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Densely hairy, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Hydrophyllum macrophyllum, Hairy Waterleaf, Largeleaf Waterleaf

JK Marlow    jkm160421_383

April    Sevier County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

image of Hydrophyllum macrophyllum, Hairy Waterleaf, Largeleaf Waterleaf

JK Marlow    jkm160421_384

April    Sevier County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Principal cauline leaves pinnatifid, (7)9-13 segments, similar to basal leaves, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Hydrophyllum macrophyllum, Hairy Waterleaf, Largeleaf Waterleaf

JK Marlow    jkm160421_385

April    Sevier County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Leaf segments coarsely toothed, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Hydrophyllum macrophyllum, Hairy Waterleaf, Largeleaf Waterleaf

JK Marlow    jkm170414_639

April    Sevier County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

image of Hydrophyllum macrophyllum, Hairy Waterleaf, Largeleaf Waterleaf

JK Marlow    jkm170414_642

April    Sevier County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

image of Hydrophyllum macrophyllum, Hairy Waterleaf, Largeleaf Waterleaf

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_h_macrophyllum_3

May        

Stamens strongly exserted, filaments usually villous near the middle, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.