Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3625

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Common

Look for it in sandy fields, disturbed areas, and clearings, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Cespitose [growing in dense tufts, clumping]

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White to pink
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Indehiscent capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Myrtales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Oenothera filipes   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gaura filipes   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 137-04-001:
Gaura filipes   FAMILY Onagraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Threadstalk Gaura