Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Myrtales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Northern Sundrops at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Northern Sundrops, Appalachian Sundrops
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JK Marlow jkm070611_073
June Henderson County NC
Petals yellow, to 1" long, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmotetragona_trsp7
June Pickens County SC
Table Rock State Park
Hypanthium present, prolonged above the inferior ovary as a calyx tube, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmotetragona_brp1
Blue Ridge Parkway
Inflorescence usually erect. Petals (8-)15-35mm long, per Weakley's Flora.
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC
8 exserted stamens
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Gardening with Native Plants of the South p152
- Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee p153
- Guide to the Wildflowers of SC p113
- Newcomb's Wildflower Guide p134?
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States p056?
- Wildflowers of Tennessee p152?
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians p188?
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains p108