Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Annual/Perennial

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

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Look for it in pine savannas, other wet sandy sites, rarely in seepage over rock outcrops, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring
White or tinged w Pink
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5 persistent sepals
5 persistent petals
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Drosera brevifolia   FAMILY Droseraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Drosera brevifolia   FAMILY Droseraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 092-01-002:
Drosera leucantha   FAMILY Droseraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Dwarf Sundew, Early Sundew