Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3482

Forb
Annual

Native: Midwest US
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare in GA-NC-SC

Look for it in vacant lots, sandy fields, railroad banks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
5-parted tubular calyx
Petals absent
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Gray
Utricle

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Froelichia gracilis   FAMILY Amaranthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Froelichia gracilis   FAMILY Amaranthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 066-05-002:
Froelichia gracilis   FAMILY Amaranthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Froelichia gracilis

 

COMMON NAME:
Slender Cottonweed