Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Biennial

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

Rare

Look for it on rock outcrops, esp granitic exfoliation domes, but also quartzite, greenstone, & sandstone, up to at least 1700 m in elevation, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Dry

LEAVES:
Compound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pink (with yellow tips)
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-merous
2 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Capnoides sempervirens   FAMILY Fumariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Corydalis sempervirens   FAMILY Fumariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 086-03-001:
Corydalis sempervirens   FAMILY Fumariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Capnoides sempervirens

 

COMMON NAME:
Pale Corydalis, Rock Harlequin, Pink Corydalis, Tall Corydalis