Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3356


Perennial

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

Common (uncommon in Mountains, rare in GA)

Look for it in bogs, wet areas, ditches, margins of Coastal Plain ponds, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White or pale lavender
5 sepals
2-lipped 5-lobed corolla (apparently 4-lobed, but the upper two lobes are fused)
2 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gratiola viscidula   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 166-07-004:
Gratiola viscidula   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Viscid Hedge-hyssop, Sticky Hedge-hyssop