Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


888

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare

Look for it in hardwood forests, forest edges and roadbanks, thin soils around rock outcrops, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 3-5 (or opposite)

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed rotate to slightly campanulate corolla
5 stamens, united into a conspicuous tube
Superior ovary
Inflorescence a leafy terminal panicle

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):
Lysimachia fraseri   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lysimachia fraseri   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 147-02-005:
Lysimachia fraseri   FAMILY Primulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Fraser's Loosestrife