Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3668

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it savannas, pondshores, ditches, and a wide variety of other moist to wet habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Plant acaulescent

FLOWER:
Summer
Whitish
5-merous
Inferior ovary
Flowers in simple, axillary umbels

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Centella asiatica   FAMILY Apiaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Centella erecta   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 140-02-001:
Centella asiatica   FAMILY Apiaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Centella repanda

 

COMMON NAME:
Centella, Coinleaf, False Pennywort