Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare (an endemic)

Look for it in wet savannas, sandhill seepages, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
5-merous
5 sepals
5 petals
15 stamens (approximately)
Superior ovary
Inflorescence an umbelliform cyme

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dionaea muscipula   FAMILY Droseraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dionaea muscipula   FAMILY Droseraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 093-01-001:
Dionaea muscipula   FAMILY Dionaeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Dionaea muscipula

 

COMMON NAME:
Venus Flytrap