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

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