OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 162-02-001:
Lippia lanceolata   FAMILY Verbenaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Marsh Frogfruit, Northern Frogfruit, Lanceleaf Frogfruit


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image of Phyla lanceolata, Marsh Frogfruit, Northern Frogfruit, Lanceleaf Frogfruit

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_lila10_001_lvd

        

image of Phyla lanceolata, Marsh Frogfruit, Northern Frogfruit, Lanceleaf Frogfruit

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_phla3_007_lvd

        

image of Phyla lanceolata, Marsh Frogfruit, Northern Frogfruit, Lanceleaf Frogfruit

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_phyla_lanceolata

August        

Leaves 2-6cm long, widest at or below middle; tip acute; 7-11 teeth per side, per Weakley's Flora (2012).

 

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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 162-02-001:
Lippia lanceolata   FAMILY Verbenaceae

 

Find by scientific name:

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

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...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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