OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Schoenocaulon dubium   FAMILY Melanthiaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Schoenocaulon dubium   FAMILY Liliaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Florida Feathershank


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image of Schoenocaulon dubium, Florida Feathershank

Keith Bradley    kab_s_dubium_79095

July    Highlands County    FL

Archbold Biological Station

Racemes loose, 11.5-35 cm, flowers well separated along axis, per Flora of North America.

image of Schoenocaulon dubium, Florida Feathershank

Keith Bradley    kab_s_dubium_79095b

July    Highlands County    FL

Archbold Biological Station

Tepals withering-persistent, distinct, equal, leathery to slightly petaloid, per Flora of North America.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Schoenocaulon dubium   FAMILY Melanthiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Schoenocaulon dubium   FAMILY Liliaceae

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

 

Find by scientific name:

4123

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in dry pine savannas, longleaf pine sandhills, Florida scrub, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple - grasslike
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer
Tepals green
Bisexual & functionally staminate
6 tepals
6 stamens
Superior ovary

Inflorescence a spike? a raceme? a spikelike raceme?

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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