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Stylodon carneus (Carolina false vervain)
Cressler, Alan

Stylodon carneus

Stylodon carneus (Medik.) Moldenke

Carolina False Vervain, Carolina Vervain

Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)

Synonym(s): Stylodon carolinensis, Verbena carnea, Verbena carolinensis

USDA Symbol: STCA6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A monotypic species.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Flowers Apr-Jul. Flowers white, fading to pale pinkish-lavender.

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX , VA
Native Distribution: Gulf Coast and Atlantic Coast states from TX to VA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Stylodon carneus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Stylodon carneus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Stylodon carneus

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-06-26
Research By: JAM

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