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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Krameria lanceolata   FAMILY Krameriaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Krameria lanceolata   FAMILY Krameriaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Krameria spathulata

 

COMMON NAME:
Trailing Ratany, Sandspur, Spreading Ratanay, trailing krameria


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image of Krameria lanceolata, Trailing Ratany, Sandspur, Spreading Ratanay, trailing krameria

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_krla_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Krameria lanceolata   FAMILY Krameriaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Krameria lanceolata   FAMILY Krameriaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Krameria spathulata

 

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4223

Subshrub; Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon

Look for it in sandhills, 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.

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Margins entire
Leaves do not have stipules.

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Stoloniferous

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Sepals purplish; petaloid petals purplish-pink
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
(4)5 sepals
(4)5 petals (two modified into oil-secreting structures)
Superior ovary

Flowers in terminal, secund racemes

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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