Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

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

Common (primarily in the Appalachians)

Look for it in deciduous forests, esp coves, per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow/ Yellowish-green (unspotted)
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red/Orange
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Liliales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Prosartes lanuginosa   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Prosartes lanuginosa   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-08-001:
Disporum lanuginosum   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Mandarin, Yellow Fairybells