Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


661

Forb
Perennial

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

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain of GA & NC, rare in Coastal Plain of SC)

Look for it in moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring
Blue/ Lavender/ White/ Pink
5-6(-12) petaloid sepals
Petals absent
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring
Aggregate of single-seeded achenes

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Anemone americana   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hepatica nobilis var. obtusa   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 076-15-002:
Hepatica americana   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Hepatica hepatica

 

COMMON NAME:
Round-lobed Hepatica, Round-lobed Liverleaf