Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


780

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas

Rare, narrowly endemic to the Coastal Plain of se. NC & e. SC

Look for it in pocosins and pocosin-savanna or pocosin-sandhill ecotones, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
5 sepals
5-lobed corolla
10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Kalmia cuneata   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Kalmia cuneata   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 145-08-003:
Kalmia cuneata   FAMILY Ericaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
White Wicky