Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3751

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in NC-SC (rare in GA)

Look for it in brackish marshes, other marshes, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pinkish/ Lavender
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed salverform corolla
4 included stamens, attached to corolla tube

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Phyla lanceolata   FAMILY Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phyla lanceolata   FAMILY Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 162-02-001:
Lippia lanceolata   FAMILY Verbenaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Marsh Frogfruit, Northern Frogfruit