Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3983

Subshrub, Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in xeric sands of scrub, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Basal shoots evergreen?
Simple
Basal rosette & lower opposite, subopposite or whorled, upper usually alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Reddish or maroon
5 sepals
3 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Malvales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lechea deckertii   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lechea deckertii   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Lechea deckertii

 

COMMON NAME:
Deckert's Pinweed