Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


490

Forb
Annual

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare in GA

Look for it in moist hammocks, moist disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Greenish-white
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
(3-)5 petals, or sometimes petals absent
5 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Drymaria cordata var. cordata   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Drymaria cordata ssp. cordata   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Drymaria cordata

 

COMMON NAME:
Heartleaf Drymary, West Indian Chickweed