Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3564

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon in GA

Look for it in sandhills, dry to moist longleaf pine flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Odd-pinnately compound: 3 leaflets (usually)
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Petals & petaloid staminodes white
5-lobed calyx
5 monadelphous stamens + petaloid staminodes
Superior ovary
Inflorescence a corymbosely aggregated spike

FRUIT:
Fall
Legume

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Dalea pinnata var. trifoliata   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dalea pinnata var. trifoliata   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Petalostemon pinnatus ssp. trifoliatus

 

COMMON NAME:
Summer Farewell