Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


658

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare

Look for it in bogs, usually under dense shrubs in peaty soils, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring
Pink/Lavender
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 persistent tepals
6 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Helonias bullata   FAMILY Heloniadaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Helonias bullata   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-16-001:
Helonias bullata   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Swamp Pink