Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3697

Forb
Perennial/Annual

Non-native: South America
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in Carolina Piedmont)

Look for it on roadsides, fields, vacant lots, urban areas, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6-lobed calyx
6-lobed funnelform corolla
6 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Richardia brasiliensis   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Richardia brasiliensis   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 173-05-001:
Richardia brasiliensis   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Richardia brasiliensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Brazilian-clover, tropical Mexican-clover