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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Paronychia virginica   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Paronychia virginica   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Paronychia virginica var. virginica

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Paronychia virginica ssp. virginica

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Nailwort, Virginia Whitlow-wort


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Paronychia virginica   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Paronychia virginica   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Paronychia virginica var. virginica

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Paronychia virginica ssp. virginica

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

 

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4217

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia & north of the Carolinas

Rare

Habitat: Shale barrens, rocky riversides, calcareous rock outcrops and talus, serpentine outcrops, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 spine-tipped sepals
Petals absent
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer

 

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