Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3782

Forb
Perennial

Native to Alabama
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in seepage over sandstone, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal (plant scapose)

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
6 persistent tepals
6 stamens
Superior ovary
Inflorescence racemose

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Schoenolirion wrightii   FAMILY Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Schoenolirion wrightii   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Oxytria texana

(?) Schoenolirion texanum

 

COMMON NAME:
Texas Sunnybell