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Piriqueta cistoides ssp. caroliniana (Pitted stripeseed)
Cressler, Alan

Piriqueta cistoides ssp. caroliniana

Piriqueta cistoides (L.) Griseb. ssp. caroliniana (Walter) Arbo

Pitted Stripeseed

Turneraceae (Turnera Family)

Synonym(s): Piriqueta caroliniana, Piriqueta caroliniana var. exasperata, Piriqueta caroliniana var. glabra, Piriqueta caroliniana var. tomentosa, Piriqueta caroliniana var. viridis, Piriqueta glabrescens, Piriqueta tomentosa, Piriqueta tracyi, Piriqueta viridis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


USA: AL , FL , GA , SC

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Piriqueta cistoides ssp. caroliniana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Piriqueta cistoides ssp. caroliniana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Piriqueta cistoides ssp. caroliniana


Record Modified: 2022-12-06
Research By: TWC Staff

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