Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


757

Forb
Biennial

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

Rare

Look for it in sandhills, sand rims of Carolina bays, dolomitic glades and woodlands, dunes, roadbanks, disturbed areas. Spread from cultivation into Piedmont & Mountains, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Pinnately compound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Red (rarely yellow)
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-lobed persistant calyx
5-lobed salverform corolla

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Ipomopsis rubra   FAMILY Polemoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ipomopsis rubra   FAMILY Polemoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 159-03-001:
Ipomopsis rubra   FAMILY Polemoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Gilia rubra

 

COMMON NAME:
Standing-cypress


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image of Ipomopsis rubra

Diane Creaton    dmc071027_005a

October    Pickens County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm071020_003

October    Pickens County    SC

Leaves pinnately divided into linear or filiform, mucronate, segments, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE pinnately compound leaves of forbs

image of Ipomopsis rubra

JK Marlow    jkm071020_004

October    Pickens County    SC

Corolla salverform, the tube 2-2.5 cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Ipomopsis rubra

JK Marlow    jkm071020_014

October    Pickens County    SC

image of Ipomopsis rubra

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmi_rubra

Month Unknown        

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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmirubra_2

Month Unknown        

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Tim Spira    tpsirubra

Month Unknown