Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3366

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

Look for it in moist forests, bottomlands, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
Calyx lobes minute or obsolete
5-lobed funnelform corolla
3 exserted stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Nutlet

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Dipsacales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Valerianella umbilicata   FAMILY Valerianaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Valerianella umbilicata   FAMILY Valerianaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 175-01-003:
Valerianella umbilicata   FAMILY Valerianaceae

GREATER THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Valerianella umbilicata

GREATER THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Valerianella radiata var. intermedia

 

COMMON NAME:
Navel Corn-salad