Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3645

Shrub
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

Look for it on rock outcrops, ridges, and streambanks at moderate to high elevations, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Yello
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed corolla
5 exserted stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Dipsacales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Diervilla rivularis   FAMILY Diervillaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Diervilla rivularis   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 174-01-002b:
Diervilla sessilifolia var. rivularis   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Southern Bush-honeysuckle