Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Sullivantia sullivantii (Torr. & A.Gray) Britton image
Photographer: Corey Raimond           

Arthur Meeks

Arthur Meeks

Corey Raimond

Corey Raimond

John Kohout

Christopher Noll

Robert H. Read
Family Saxifragaceae
Sullivantia sullivantii (Torr. & A.Gray) Britton
Sullivant's cool-wort
Sullivantia: for William Starling Sullivant, distinguished bryologist who discovered our species
sullivantii: for William Starling Sullivant (1803-1873)
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-14" tall forb
Flower: white, 5-parted, 1/4" wide; inflorescence a sagging cluster with rising branches; blooms June-July
Fruit:capsule with narrowly winged seeds
Leaf:mostly basal, long-stalked, round to kidney-shaped with many shallow lobes ending in 2-3 short teeth
Habitat: shade; wet; cliffs

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Saxifraga sullivantii Torr. & A.Gray
Sullivantia ohionis Torr. & A.Gray ex A.Gray
Sullivantia renifolia Rosend.

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