Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


844

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in bogs, seepages, other wet places, often growing in Sphagnum, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Lower opposite, upper alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
5 stamens
Inflorescence paniculate

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Linum striatum   FAMILY Linaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Linum striatum   FAMILY Linaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 099-01-003:
Linum striatum   FAMILY Linaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cathartolinum striatum

 

COMMON NAME:
Ridgestem Yellow Flax, Ridged Yellow Flax