Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon

Look for it on granite flatrocks, diabase glades, xeric woodlands over mafic or calcareous rocks, sandhill woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Greenish/ Purplish
Bisexual
6-merous
6 tepals, perianth funnelform
6 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Manfreda virginica   FAMILY Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Manfreda virginica   FAMILY Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 044-08-001:
Agave virginica   FAMILY Amaryllidaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Eastern False-aloe, Rattlesnake-master