Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3678

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: east Asia

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in lawns, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Blue/ Lavender
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-parted campanulate calyx
2-lipped corolla
4 included stamens

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Mazus miquelii   FAMILY Mazaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Mazus miquelii   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISSPELLED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 166-08-002:
Mazus miguelii   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

(?) Mazus reptans

 

COMMON NAME:
Creeping Mazus, Miquel's mazus


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image of Mazus miquelii, Creeping Mazus, Miquel's mazus

Feng Jinyong, redrawn by Ji Chaozhen, for Flora of China    foc_mazus_miquelii

        

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image of Mazus miquelii, Creeping Mazus, Miquel's mazus

JK Marlow    jkm140417_956

April    Sevier County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Plant glabrous: leaves obovate, 1-3cm long, 5-15mm wide, distally serrate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Mazus miquelii, Creeping Mazus, Miquel's mazus

JK Marlow    jkm140417_959

April    Sevier County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Plant stoloniferous, perennial; corolla 13-22 mm long, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Mazus miquelii, Creeping Mazus, Miquel's mazus

JK Marlow    jkm140417_959b

April    Sevier County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park