Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4330

Submersed aquatic (rooted) or shoreline terrestrial; Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in marshes, streams, swamp forests, shores of natural lakes (rarely in artificial impoundments), seepage areas, in saturated soil and usually associated with seepage , per Weakley's Flora

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Aquatic

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, spirally arranged to 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer
Pink with a white eye
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3-merous
3 sepals
3 petals
3 stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers solitary in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Mayaca aubletii   FAMILY Mayacaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Mayaca fluviatilis   FAMILY Mayacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 034-01-001:
Mayaca aubletii   FAMILY Mayacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Mayaca aubletii

 

COMMON NAME:
Aublet's Bogmoss


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image of Mayaca aubletii, Aublet's Bogmoss

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_maau2_001_lvd