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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Neviusia alabamensis   FAMILY Rosaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Neviusia alabamensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Neviusia alabamensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Alabama Snow-wreath, Neviusia


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JK Marlow    jkm200313_3182

March    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

Leaves ovate to lanceolate, doubly serrate, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.

image of Neviusia alabamensis, Alabama Snow-wreath, Neviusia

Will Stuart    wil_8472601235_c8263c16e3

March    Orange County    NC

North Carolina Botanical Garden

Flowers have numerous showy white stamens (no petals), per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Neviusia alabamensis, Alabama Snow-wreath, Neviusia

Will Stuart    wil_8472601235_fd4a645aee

March    Orange County    NC

North Carolina Botanical Garden

Flowers have 5-7 green, toothed, persistent sepals, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Neviusia alabamensis, Alabama Snow-wreath, Neviusia

Will Stuart    wil_8472601711_1eb7aefe70

March    Orange County    NC

North Carolina Botanical Garden

First discovered in Tennessee in 1981, and rare throughout its range, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Neviusia alabamensis, Alabama Snow-wreath, Neviusia

Will Stuart    wil_8473693238_7f2d5e1915

March    Orange County    NC

North Carolina Botanical Garden

A deciduous shrub with biennial stems (like blackberries, but thornless), per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Neviusia alabamensis, Alabama Snow-wreath, Neviusia

JK Marlow    jkm090404_171

April    Walker County    GA

Pigeon Mountain

image of Neviusia alabamensis, Alabama Snow-wreath, Neviusia

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_neviusia_alabamensis

April        

image of Neviusia alabamensis, Alabama Snow-wreath, Neviusia

Sam Pratt    sbp_20140403_124641

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

image of Neviusia alabamensis, Alabama Snow-wreath, Neviusia

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_n_alabamensis_35

April?        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Neviusia alabamensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Neviusia alabamensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Neviusia alabamensis

 

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969

Shrub
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Habitat: limestone woodlands, bluffs, sinkholes, where there is seasonal moisture, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
Petals absent
Numerous stamens

FRUIT:
Achene

 

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