Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4386

Forb
Annual

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

Look for it in clay-based Carolina bays, other Coastal Plain depressional wetlands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile
Margins entire
Plants glabrous or essentially glabrous

FLOWER:
Summer
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
4-5 lobed corolla
4-5 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Mitreola angustifolia   FAMILY Loganiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Mitreola sessilifolia   FAMILY Loganiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cynoctonum angustifolium

 

COMMON NAME:
Narrow-leaved Miterwort


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