OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (2/8/20):
Hypopitys species 3   FAMILY Ericaceae   Go to FSUS key


(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Monotropa hypopitys   FAMILY Monotropaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED TO NORTH AMERICAN PLANTS) The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Hypopitys monotropa

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED TO NORTH AMERICAN PLANTS) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 145-03-002?:
Monotropa hypopithys   FAMILY Ericaceae

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hypopitys americana

 

COMMON NAME:
Eastern Pinesap


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image of Hypopitys species 3, Eastern Pinesap

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_hyam5_001_lvd

        

Hypopitys americana (DC.) Small

image of Hypopitys species 3, Eastern Pinesap

JK Marlow    jkm120616_922

June    Greenville County    SC

Jones Gap State Park

Early season flowering material is usually yellow or tawny, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (2/8/20):
Hypopitys species 3   FAMILY Ericaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Monotropa hypopitys   FAMILY Monotropaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED TO NORTH AMERICAN PLANTS) The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Hypopitys monotropa

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED TO NORTH AMERICAN PLANTS) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 145-03-002?:
Monotropa hypopithys   FAMILY Ericaceae

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hypopitys americana

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

946

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Habitat: forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow/Tawny
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 petals on lateral flowers/5 petals on terminal flower
8-10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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