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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Gratiola viscidula   FAMILY Plantaginaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gratiola viscidula   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-07-004:
Gratiola viscidula   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Gratiola viscidula

 

COMMON NAME:
Viscid Hedge-hyssop, Sticky Hedge-hyssop, Short's Hedge-hyssop


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image of Gratiola viscidula, Viscid Hedge-hyssop, Sticky Hedge-hyssop, Short's Hedge-hyssop

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_grvi4_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Gratiola viscidula   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gratiola viscidula   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-07-004:
Gratiola viscidula   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Gratiola viscidula

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3356

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common (uncommon in Mountains, rare in GA)

Habitat: bogs, marshes, beaver ponds, wet areas, ditches, margins of Coastal Plain ponds, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Spring/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:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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