Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Marsh Frogfruit at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Marsh Frogfruit, Northern Frogfruit, Lanceleaf Frogfruit
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Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_phyla_lanceolata
Leaves 2-6cm long, widest at or below middle; tip acute; 7-11 teeth per side, per Weakley's Flora (2012).
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC
Common in NC-SC (rare in GA)
5-lobed salverform corolla
4 included stamens, attached to corolla tube
Schizocarp of two mericarps
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States p078
- Wildflowers of Tennessee p214
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians p253