Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3355

Forb
Annual

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

Common

Look for it in ditches, wet areas, bottomlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Creamy white, the throat yellow
5 sepals
2-lipped 5-lobed corolla (apparently 4-lobed, but the upper two lobes are fused)
2 stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers solitary in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
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: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Gratiola neglecta   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gratiola neglecta   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 166-07-005:
Gratiola neglecta   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Gratiola neglecta

 

COMMON NAME:
Mud-hyssop, Mud Hedge-hyssop


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image of Gratiola neglecta

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_grne_003_lvd

        

image of Gratiola neglecta

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_gratiola_neglecta1

May    Moore County    NC

Leaves finely toothed, elliptic. Flowers 3/8" long, tube yellow, lobes white, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.