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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Dyschoriste humistrata   FAMILY Acanthaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dyschoriste humistrata   FAMILY Acanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 171-02-002:
Dyschoriste humistrata   FAMILY Acanthaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Swamp Twinflower, Swamp Dyschoriste


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image of Dyschoriste humistrata, Swamp Twinflower, Swamp Dyschoriste

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_d_humistrata_sharp

July        

Corolla shorter than that of D. oblongifolia (< 12mm, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Dyschoriste humistrata   FAMILY Acanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dyschoriste humistrata   FAMILY Acanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 171-02-002:
Dyschoriste humistrata   FAMILY Acanthaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3676

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Habitat: Bottomland forests, especially on soils over limestone, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Blue
Bisexual
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed (somewhat 2-lipped) funnelform corolla
4 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring
Brown
Capsule

 

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