Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4030

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: southern Africa
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it . It is sometimes cultivated, rarely persisting or spreading, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Summer
White, cream, orange, or red
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
3 sepals
3 petals
3 stamens
Inferior ovary
Inflorescence a bracteate, usually secund spike

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Gladiolus dalenii ssp. dalenii   FAMILY Iridaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gladiolus dalenii ssp. dalenii   FAMILY Iridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Gladiolus dalenii ssp. dalenii

 

COMMON NAME:
Gladiolus


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image of Gladiolus dalenii ssp. dalenii

JK Marlow    jkm160708_248

July    Greenville County    SC

image of Gladiolus dalenii ssp. dalenii

JK Marlow    jkm160708_249

July    Greenville County    SC

image of Gladiolus dalenii ssp. dalenii

JK Marlow    jkm160708_251

July    Greenville County    SC

image of Gladiolus dalenii ssp. dalenii

JK Marlow    jkm160708_256

July    Greenville County    SC

Leaves 1-9; blade lanceolate to linear, plane, per Flora of North America.

image of Gladiolus dalenii ssp. dalenii

JK Marlow    jkm160715_006

July    Greenville County    SC

Tepals basally connate into tube, dorsal tepal arched to hooded over stamens, per Flora of North America.