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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/14/23):
Gratiola viscidula   FAMILY Plantaginaceae   Go to FSUS key



SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gratiola viscidula   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Gratiola viscidula

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 17 (2019)

Gratiola viscidula

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Gratiola viscidula

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

Gratiola viscidula

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-07-004:

Gratiola viscidula   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Gratiola viscidula

 

COMMON NAME:
Viscid Hedge-hyssop, Sticky Hedge-hyssop, Short's Hedge-hyssop


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image of Gratiola viscidula, Viscid Hedge-hyssop, Sticky Hedge-hyssop, Short's Hedge-hyssop

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_grvi4_001_lvd

        

 

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/14/23):
Gratiola viscidula   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gratiola viscidula   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Gratiola viscidula

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 17
Gratiola viscidula

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Gratiola viscidula

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-07-004:
Gratiola viscidula   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Gratiola viscidula

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3356

Forb
Perennial

Habitat: bogs, marshes, beaver ponds, wet areas, ditches, margins of Coastal Plain ponds, per Weakley's Flora

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon in Carolina Piedmont & Carolina Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
White or pale lavender
5 sepals
2-lipped 5-lobed corolla (apparently 4-lobed, but the upper two lobes are fused)
2 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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