Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


470

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it on pondshores, in ditches, other moist to wet habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4-merous
2-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 virginiana   FAMILY Rubiaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Diodia virginiana +   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 173-03-001:
Diodia virginiana   FAMILY Rubiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Virginia Buttonweed