Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4274

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare (an endemic)

Look for it in wet savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate, lowest sometimes opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Linum floridanum var. chrysocarpum   FAMILY Linaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Linum floridanum var. chrysocarpum   FAMILY Linaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 099-01-004c?:
Linum virginianum var. floridanum   FAMILY Linaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cathartolinum floridanum

LESS THAN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Linum floridanum

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow-fruited Yellow Flax, Florida yellow flax


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