Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3640

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare, endemic to three counties in GA-AL

Look for it in wet calcareous flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple & pinnately compound
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Blue-violet (uniformly)
4 petaloid sepals, calyx narrowly urceolate
Petals absent
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers solitary, terminal

FRUIT:
Brownish
Aggregate of achenes

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Clematis socialis   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clematis socialis   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Alabama Leatherflower