Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3759

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare (an endemic)

Look for it in limestone glades, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple: Dissected
Alternate (basal usually present at flowering)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Not symmetrical
5 sepals (one of them spurred)
Four petals
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Follicle

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Delphinium carolinianum ssp. calciphilum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Delphinium carolinianum ssp. calciphilum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Delphinium carolinianum

LESS THAN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Delphinium carolinianum var. carolinianum

 

COMMON NAME:
Glade Larkspur


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image of Delphinium carolinianum ssp. calciphilum

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_d_carolinianum_calci

May        

Similar to ssp. virescens, but with shorter stems, fewer & narrower leaf lobes, per Flora of North America.

image of Delphinium carolinianum ssp. calciphilum

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_d_carolinianum_calc

June        

Flowers (sepals) white; stems 2-4(7)dm tall, per Weakley's Flora.