Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3346

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

Look for it in mesic to dry upland forests, shale barrens, clearings, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Green and maroon
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
2-lipped 5-lobed corolla
4 slightly exserted stamens, 1 staminode
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Scrophularia lanceolata   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scrophularia lanceolata   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Hare Figwort, American Figwort