Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


715

Emergent aquatic (rooted); Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

Look for it in rocky river shoals, usually with Justicia americana & Podostemum ceratophyllum, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Flowers are sessile.
Bisexual
6 tepals
6 stamens
Inferior ovary
Flowers in a terminal branched umbel

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hymenocallis coronaria   FAMILY Amaryllidaceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hymenocallis coronaria   FAMILY Liliaceae

(?) (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 044-03-002:
Hymenocallis occidentalis   FAMILY Amaryllidaceae

(?) (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Hymenocallis occidentalis

(?) (MISAPPLIED) Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Hymenocallis caroliniana

 

COMMON NAME:
Rocky-shoals Spiderlily, Catawba Spiderlily, Carolina Spiderlily, Cahaba Lily