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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lechea deckertii   FAMILY Cistaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lechea deckertii   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lechea deckertii

 

COMMON NAME:
Deckert's Pinweed


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image of Lechea deckertii, Deckert's Pinweed

Keith Bradley    kab_l_deckertii_78122

September    Highlands County    FL

Archbold Biological Station

image of Lechea deckertii, Deckert's Pinweed

Keith Bradley    kab_l_deckertii_78131

September    Highlands County    FL

Archbold Biological Station

image of Lechea deckertii, Deckert's Pinweed

Keith Bradley    kab_l_deckertii_78132

September    Highlands County    FL

Archbold Biological Station

Stems clearly woody at base with many wiry, woody branches, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

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, 1938)
Lechea deckertii

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3983

Subshrub; Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Habitat: Florida scrub, longleaf pine sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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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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