Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3842

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring
Tepals mostly white at base, tips usually pink
Bisexual
6 tepals, perianth campanulate or funnelform
6 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Zephyranthes simpsonii   FAMILY Amaryllidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Zephyranthes simpsonii   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 044-04-002:
Zephyranthes simpsonii   FAMILY Amaryllidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Atamosco simpsonii

 

COMMON NAME:
Florida Atamasco Lily, Red-margined Atamasco Lily