Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3460

Forb
Perennial
Monoecious
Does not have milky sap

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

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont & Mountains)

Look for it in sandhills, sandy woodlands, other woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Petioles 1-3mm long

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellowish-green/ Purplish
Unisexual
3-5 sepals in staminate flowers, 3-8 sepals in pistillate flowers
Petals absent
2-3 stamens in staminate flowers

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Tragia urens   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Tragia urens   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 107-06-001:
Tragia urens   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Wavyleaf Noseburn, Southeastern Noseburn


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image of Tragia urens

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_trur_001_lvd