Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3540

Forb
Perennial
Monoecious

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in GA-NC-SC, rare in Mountains

Look for it in disturbed areas, bottomland fields, bottomland forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Unisexual
6 sepals of two different sizes
Petals absent
6 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer
Brown
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Rumex pulcher   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rumex pulcher   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 063-02-008:
Rumex pulcher   FAMILY Polygonaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Fiddle Dock