Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


718

Forb
Perennial

Native: south of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare, endemic to FL

Look for it in spring-runs, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

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

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hymenocallis rotata   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Spring-run Spiderlily