Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3676

Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon in GA, rare in SC

Look for it in bottomland forests, especially on soils over limestone, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Blue
Bisexual
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed (somewhat 2-lipped) funnelform corolla
4 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring
Brown
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Dyschoriste humistrata   FAMILY Acanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dyschoriste humistrata   FAMILY Acanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 171-02-002:
Dyschoriste humistrata   FAMILY Acanthaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Swamp Twinflower, Swamp Dyschoriste