Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Common (uncommon in GA)

Look for it in cove forests and mesic slope forests, per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow/Cream
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals in two whorls of 3
6 stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers in umbels

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Allium tricoccum   FAMILY Amaryllidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Allium tricoccum   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-35-007:
Allium tricoccum   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Ramps, Wild Leek, Rampscallions, Red Ramps