Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3619

Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon

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

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Tan, purplish, pink, lavender
Bisexual
5-lobed calyx
Slightly 2-lipped, 5-lobed funnelform corolla
2 stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers in axillary clusters

FRUIT:
Brown
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Dicliptera brachiata   FAMILY Acanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dicliptera brachiata   FAMILY Acanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 171-04-001:
Dicliptera brachiata   FAMILY Acanthaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Branched Foldwing, Dicliptera