Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


940

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Tropical America
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in fields, disturbed areas, drawdown zones of river- and pond-shores, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, appearing whorled

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
5 sepals
Petals absent

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Mollugo verticillata   FAMILY Molluginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Mollugo verticillata   FAMILY Molluginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 069-04-001:
Mollugo verticillata   FAMILY Aizoaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Carpetweed, Indian-chickweed