Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2223

Forb
Perennial

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

Common in GA & SC (rare in NC)

Look for it in sandhills, other dry woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rose
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3-merous
3 sepals
3 petals
6 fertile stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Commelinales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cuthbertia rosea   FAMILY Commelinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Callisia rosea   FAMILY Commelinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 038-03-001a:
Tradescantia rosea var. rosea   FAMILY Commelinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cuthbertia rosea

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Callisia rosea

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Roseling


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image of Cuthbertia rosea

JK Marlow    jkm160515_640641b

May    McCormick County    SC

Cymes 3-15 flowered. Flowers minutely bracteate, pedicels glabrous, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Cuthbertia rosea

JK Marlow    jkm160515_645

May    McCormick County    SC

Plant glabrous or glabrate, 2-5dm tall. Leaves to 3dm long, to 14mm wide, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Cuthbertia rosea

JK Marlow    jkm160515_676

May    McCormick County    SC

image of Cuthbertia rosea

JK Marlow    jkm180604_2760

June    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

image of Cuthbertia rosea

JK Marlow    jkm180604_2762

June    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

Flowers 3-merous, petals rose, 4-8mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.