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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/14/23):
Polygonella fimbriata   FAMILY Polygonaceae   Go to FSUS key



SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polygonella fimbriata   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Polygonum fimbriatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 5 (2005)

Polygonella fimbriata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Polygonella fimbriata

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

Thysanella fimbriata

 

COMMON NAME:
Sandhill Jointweed, Fringed Thysanella


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image of Polygonella fimbriata, Sandhill Jointweed, Fringed Thysanella

Keith Bradley    kab_p_fimbriatum_70175

October    Marion County    FL

Silver River State Park

This differs from all our other species in having the inner sepals fimbriate, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/14/23):
Polygonella fimbriata   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polygonella fimbriata   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Polygonum fimbriatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 5
Polygonella fimbriata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Polygonella fimbriata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Thysanella fimbriata

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4116

Forb (sometimes somewhat woody at base)
Annual

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

Native to Georgia (not far from SC)

Rare

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
5? tepals in a single whorl
Petals absent
Superior ovary

Flowers in terminal or long-peduncled axillary racemes

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

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