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Plant Details

Shortia galacifolia

Shortia, Oconee Bells

Scientific Name:

Shortia galacifolia

Common Name:

Shortia, Oconee Bells

Plant Family

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

State Status:

SC - Special Concern (*)

Notes:

Original pages have state status as both "Special Concern" and "Endangered", but I think it probably is only one or the other. - webmaster

Blossom

A good picture of this lovely complex bloom!

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© Jean Woods

Bank of Plants

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outside Brevard, April 2002

Clump of Plants

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Black Mountain
© MB Baumeister

Seed Capsules

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Foliage and Seed Capsule

See the new growth's reddish tint. The similarity to galax foliage is plain.

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Black Mountain
© MB Baumeister

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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