Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Hexastylis from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Magnoliids: Piperales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Little Heartleaf, Small Heartleaf Ginger
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Terry Holdsclaw tdh_hexastylis_minor_7956
March Catawba County NC
Leaves rounded, all portions of the sides convex, always strongly variegated, per Weakley's Flora.
David Campbell mdc_3395_1
April Union County NC
The sepals form a cup with 3 spreading lobes about 6-9mm long. Petals absent, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.