Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


946

Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Look for it in forests, per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellow/Tawny/Pink/Reddish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 petals on lateral flowers/5 petals on terminal flower
8-10 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):
Hypopitys monotropa   FAMILY Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Monotropa hypopithys   FAMILY Monotropaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 145-03-002:
Monotropa hypopithys   FAMILY Ericaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Pinesap