Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

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

Rare

Look for it in dry to mesic woodlands & forests, esp over circumneutral soils derived from diabase (in NC) or greenstone (in VA), per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Compound: 3 leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White (sometimes pinkish)
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
20 stamens (enclosed in the throat of the hypanthium)

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Gillenia stipulata   FAMILY Rosaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gillenia stipulata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-13-002:
Gillenia stipulata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Porteranthus stipulatus

 

COMMON NAME:
Midwestern Indian Physic, American Ipecac