Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4257

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon to rare (an endemic)

Look for it in sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals, in two whorls of 3
6 stamens
Superior ovary
Inflorescence a hemispheric-globose umbel

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Allium cuthbertii   FAMILY Alliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Allium cuthbertii   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-35-003:
Allium cuthbertii   FAMILY Liliaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Cuthbert's Onion


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