Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


469

Forb
Annual

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

Common

Look for it on dunes, sandy roadsides, glades, other dry habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4-merous
4-lobed calyx
4-lobed salverform corolla
4 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Diodia teres   FAMILY Rubiaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Diodia teres +   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 173-03-002:
Diodia teres   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Revisión de las especies americanas del género Diodia (Bacigalupo & Cabral 1999)
Diodella teres

 

COMMON NAME:
Poor-joe, Rough Buttonweed