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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Brunnichia ovata   FAMILY Polygonaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Brunnichia ovata   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 063-07-001:
Brunnichia cirrhosa   FAMILY Polygonaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Buckwheat-vine, Eardrop-vine, Ladies Eardrops, Redvine


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image of Brunnichia ovata, Buckwheat-vine, Eardrop-vine, Ladies Eardrops, Redvine

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_brci3_001_lvd

        

image of Brunnichia ovata, Buckwheat-vine, Eardrop-vine, Ladies Eardrops, Redvine

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_brov4_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Brunnichia ovata   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Brunnichia ovata   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 063-07-001:
Brunnichia cirrhosa   FAMILY Polygonaceae

 

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2412

Partly woody vine
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Uncommon (rare north of Florida)

Look for it in floodpalin forests, swamp forests, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...Wet

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Greenish
Bisexual
5-lobed calyx
Petals absent
8 stamens
Superior ovary

Flowers in paniculate racemes

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Fruiting calyx is pink
Nutlet

 

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