Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Common (rare in GA)

Look for it in spruce-fir forests, , less commonly in red oak forests, per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow/ Yellowish-green
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 caducous tepals
Superior ovary
Flowers in a short terminal raceme

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Blue
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Liliales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Clintonia borealis   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clintonia borealis   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-05-001:
Clintonia borealis   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Bluebead-lily, Clinton's Lily, Yellow Clintonia, Yellow Bead Lily