OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Micranthemum umbrosum   FAMILY Linderniaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Micranthemum umbrosum   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-10-001:
Micranthemum umbrosum   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Globifera umbrosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Shade Mudflower


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Micranthemum umbrosum   FAMILY Linderniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Micranthemum umbrosum   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-10-001:
Micranthemum umbrosum   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Globifera umbrosa

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4236

Forb
Annual/Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Shallow pools, stagnant streams, wet depressions in swamp forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
4 sepals
4-lobed corolla
Superior ovary

Flowers solitary in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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