Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
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Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_a_speculae
Umbel erect, 10-15 flowered, hemispheric-globose. Tepals widely spreading, per Flora of North America.
Native to Georgia & possibly South Carolina
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6 tepals in two whorls of 3
Flowers in umbels
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