Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3806

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Old World tropics
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2006

 

LEAVES:
Compound: 1 leaflet (appearing simple) (rarely pinnately 3-foliolate)
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pink/ Purplish-blue
Bisexual
4-lobed calyx
10 stamens, diadelphous, 9 and 1
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Legume

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Alysicarpus ovalifolius   FAMILY Fabaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Alysicarpus vaginalis   FAMILY Fabaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Alyce Clover