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

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