OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Steironema ciliatum   FAMILY Primulaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lysimachia ciliata   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 147-02-001:
Lysimachia ciliata   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Steironema ciliatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Steironema ciliatum

 

COMMON NAME:
Fringed Loosestrife


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image of Steironema ciliatum, Fringed Loosestrife

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_lyci_006_lvd

        

image of Steironema ciliatum, Fringed Loosestrife

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_stci8_001_lvd

        

image of Steironema ciliatum, Fringed Loosestrife

JK Marlow    jkm060711_019

July    Fayette County    WV

Creekside/Riverside

Petals unmarked, usually with a single tooth or fringed at the apex, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Steironema ciliatum, Fringed Loosestrife

JK Marlow    jkm060711_019b

July    Fayette County    WV

Petioles ciliate over their entire length, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Steironema ciliatum, Fringed Loosestrife

JK Marlow    jkm060711_028

July    Fayette County    WV

Creekside/Riverside

Flowers on slender axillary pedicels, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

image of Steironema ciliatum, Fringed Loosestrife

JK Marlow    jkm060711_030

July    Fayette County    WV

Creekside/Riverside

Leaves ovate-lanceolate, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Steironema ciliatum   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lysimachia ciliata   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 147-02-001:
Lysimachia ciliata   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Steironema ciliatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Steironema ciliatum

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

887

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common (rare in GA Coastal Plain, uncommon in SC Coastal Plain)

Habitat: Mesic forests, especially bottomlands and coves dominated by hardwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed rotate corolla
5 stamens & 5 staminodia, united into a very short tube
Superior ovary

Flowers solitary in upper leaf axils

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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