Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2553

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in NC-SC)

Look for it in sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
5-merous or rarely 4-merous
5 sepals
5-lobed campanulate to funnelform corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Solanales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Stylisma angustifolia   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stylisma patens ssp. angustifolia   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 158-03-004b:
Bonamia patens var. angustifolia   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH The genera of Convolvulaceae in the southeastern US (Wilson, 1960)
Bonamia angustifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Stylisma patens var. angustifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Narrowleaf Dawnflower


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image of Stylisma angustifolia, Narrowleaf Dawnflower

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_spatens_angustifolia7

June    Richmond County    NC

image of Stylisma angustifolia, Narrowleaf Dawnflower

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_spatens_angustifolia3

August    Richmond County    NC

Dawnflowers are diminuitive relatives of familiar morning glories (Ipomoea), per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

image of Stylisma angustifolia, Narrowleaf Dawnflower

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_spatensangustifolia3b

August    Richmond County    NC

Leaves pubescent, linear to narrowly lanceolate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Stylisma angustifolia, Narrowleaf Dawnflower

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_spatensangustifolia3c

August    Richmond County    NC

Similar to S. patens and occurring in the same habitats, but calyx glabrous, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.