Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Stipulicida Michaux. Wireplant.

Key to Stipulicida

A genus of 2 species, herbs, of se. North America.

ID notes: Stipulicida is immediately recognizable by its very wiry, dichotomously branched stems, the stem leaves reduced to subulate scales 0.5-2 mm long. Often overlooked is the basal winter rosette of spatulate leaves, to 15 mm long and 4 mm wide.

Ref: Bittrich (1993) In Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); James (1957); Judd (1983); Poindexter, Bennett, & Weakley (2014); Swanson & Rabeler (2005) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2005); Ward (2001). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming
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