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