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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Richardia grandiflora   FAMILY Rubiaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Richardia grandiflora   FAMILY Rubiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Largeflower Mexican-clover, Largeflower Richardia


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Richardia grandiflora   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Richardia grandiflora   FAMILY Rubiaceae

 

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4154

Forb
Annual/Perennial

Non-native: South America (mainly Brazil)

Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare. Reported just south of our area and "rapidly spreading"

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.


Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

 

full sun partial shade ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Margins entire
Leaves are subtended by fringed stipules.

FLOWER:
Winter/SpringFall
Pink to lilac or almost white
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6-lobed calyx
6-lobed funnelform corolla
6 stamens

FRUIT:
Winter/SpringFall

 

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