OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lechea tenuifolia   FAMILY Cistaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lechea tenuifolia   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 129-03-003:
Lechea tenuifolia   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lechea tenuifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Narrowleaf Pinweed


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image of Lechea tenuifolia, Narrowleaf Pinweed

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_lete_001_lvd

        

image of Lechea tenuifolia, Narrowleaf Pinweed

JK Marlow    jkm181119_5995

November    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

Stems 5-30cm tall. Branches fairly short-spreading to spreading-ascending, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Lechea tenuifolia, Narrowleaf Pinweed

JK Marlow    jkm181119_5996

November    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

image of Lechea tenuifolia, Narrowleaf Pinweed

JK Marlow    jkm181119_5997

November    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

A perennial with a tap root, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lechea tenuifolia   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lechea tenuifolia   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 129-03-003:
Lechea tenuifolia   FAMILY Cistaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lechea tenuifolia

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4270

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Dry oak-pine forests and openings, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Basal shoots evergreen
Simple
Basal rosette & lower opposite, subopposite or whorled, upper usually alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Reddish or maroon
5 sepals
3 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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