Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4125

Forb
Annual

Native to Carolinas & Georgia (ssp. pectinata), to Florida (ssp. peninsularis)
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Look for it in dry dry pinelands, sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple: Parted or divided into linear segments 1-2mm wide
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed rotate corolla
4 exserted stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Seymeria pectinata +   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Seymeria pectinata +   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 166-23-002:
Seymeria pectinata   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Seymeria


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image of Seymeria pectinata +

Keith Bradley    kab_s_pectinata_12743

June    Collier County    FL

Big Cypress National Preserve

Corolla of S. pectinata is pubescent externally [vs. S. cassinoides' glabrous], per Weakley's Flora.

image of Seymeria pectinata +

Keith Bradley    kab_s_pectinata_12750

June    Collier County    FL

Big Cypress National Preserve

Stem of S. pectinata is pubescent [vs. S. cassinoides' glabrous or puberulent], per Weakley's Flora.