Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4156

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Asia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

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

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite, decussate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Bright rose
Bisexual
4 sepals
4 petals
4 stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers in dense terminal spikes

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Myrtales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Rotala rotundifolia   FAMILY Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rotala rotundifolia   FAMILY Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Rotala rotundifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Roundleaf Toothcup, Dwarf Rotala


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