OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 099-01-004c?:
Linum virginianum var. floridanum   FAMILY Linaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cathartolinum floridanum

 

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


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

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

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

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 099-01-004c?:
Linum virginianum var. floridanum   FAMILY Linaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cathartolinum floridanum

 

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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

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...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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