Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


315

Forb
Perennial

Native

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Purplish/ Rose/ White
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
2-lipped corolla
4 fertile included stamens (2 long, 2 short) & 1 sterile
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Chelone spp.   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Chelone spp.   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 166-13-000:
Chelone spp.   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Turtlehead


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