Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3739

Forb
Annual/Winter annual

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare in GA

Look for it in rocky barrens of calcareous or mafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Usually bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Mononeuria patula   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Minuartia patula   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Arenaria patula var. patula

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Sabulina patula

 

COMMON NAME:
Lime-barren Sandwort, Glade Sandwort


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_arpa27_001_lvd

        

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_minuartia_patula

April        

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_minuartia_patula_2

April        

Sepals acute, with 5 prominent nerves, per Weakley's Flora.