Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4272

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare, endemic to the Southeastern Coastal Plain

Look for it in clay-based Carolina bays, rivershore and millpond drawdown shores, sagponds, other seasonally saturated habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4-lobed calyx
4-lobed rotate corolla
4 stamens
Flowers solitary (or rarely in 2-3 flowered clusters) in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Oldenlandia boscii   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oldenlandia boscii   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 173-07-002:
Oldenlandia boscii   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Oldenlandia boscii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Hedyotis boscii

 

COMMON NAME:
Bosc's Bluet


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