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 (11/30/12):
Minuartia 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