Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare in NC

Look for it on grassy balds, roadsides, montane fields, burned areas, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Purplish/ Pink
4-merous
4 petals
8 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Myrtales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Chamerion platyphyllum   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Chamerion angustifolium ssp. circumvagum   FAMILY Onagraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 137-03-002:
Epilobium angustifolium   FAMILY Onagraceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Chamaenerion angustifolium

SYNONYMOUS WITH Chamaenerion angustifolium ssp. circumvagum

 

COMMON NAME:
Great Willow-herb, Fireweed