Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4089

Subshrub; Forb
Annual/Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in wet hammocks, bottomland forests, marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White with a pink throat
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4-lobed calyx
4-lobed funnelform corolla
4 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Spermacoce remota   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Spermacoce assurgens   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Borreria laevis

 

COMMON NAME:
woodland false buttonweed