Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4226

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: Mediterranean Europe
Documented growing wild in - - SC

Rare

Look for it in gardens, commonly cultivated, rarely persistent or established, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple - almost needle-like, revolute, coriaceous, aromatic
Opposite

FLOWER:
Winter/SpringFall
Lavender, bluish, or whitish
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lipped calyx with 3 primary lobes
2-lipped corolla
2 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Schizocarp of four dry mericarps

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Rosmarinus officinalis   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rosmarinus officinalis   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Salvia rosmarinus

 

COMMON NAME:
Rosemary


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