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


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_hehe8_001_lvd

        

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Keith Bradley    kab_a_americana_3701

February    McCormick County    SC

Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve

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Keith Bradley    kab_a_americana_3742

February    McCormick County    SC

Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve

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Keith Bradley    kab_a_americana_3745

February    McCormick County    SC

Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve

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Jim Fanning    jcf_hepatica1

March    Pickens County    SC

SC Botanical Garden

Leaves 3-lobed with rounded tips, wider than long, persisting thru winter, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


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JK Marlow    jkm0403d_33

March    Pickens County    SC

SC Botanical Garden

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JK Marlow    jkm090313_020

March    Pickens County    SC

Clemson Forest

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JK Marlow    jkm110319_055

March    Pickens County    SC

Hagood Mill

Flowers borne singly on long hairy stalks, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

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JK Marlow    jkm120309_169

March    Greenville County    SC

In cultivation

Leaves purplish beneath, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm120309_174

March    Greenville County    SC

In cultivation

Flowers on hairy stalks, subtended by 3 green bracts with rounded tips, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

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JK Marlow    jkm120309_178

March    Greenville County    SC

In cultivation

Flowers have 5-12 sepals (no petals) & numerous stamens & ovaries, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

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JK Marlow    jkm120325_815

March    McCormick County    SC

Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve

Leaves have 3 lobes with rounded tips; lobes extend to near leaf middle, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

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Keith Bradley    kab_a_americana_2711

March    Newberry County    SC

Lynch's Woods Park

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_hepatica_americana_18

March        

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Wesley Burnett    gwb661_1960

April    McCormick County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm170419_378

April    Polk County    NC

Pearson's Falls