Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3150

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare in GA

Look for it in wet pinelands, cypress depressions, Hypericum depressions, wet hammocks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal (plant scapose)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White/ Greenish-white
Radially symmetrical
6 persistent tepals
6 stamens
Superior ovary

Inflorescence racemose

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Schoenolirion albiflorum   FAMILY Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Schoenolirion albiflorum   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Schoenolirion albiflorum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Oxytria albiflora

 

COMMON NAME:
White Sunnybell


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image of Schoenolirion albiflorum, White Sunnybell

Keith Bradley    kab_s_albiflorum_72297

June    Miami-Dade County    FL

Everglades National Park

White 3/8" flowers borne singly at the tips of long slender stalks, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.