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Shortia galacifolia Torr. & A. Gray
OCONEE BELLS
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Shortia galacifolia
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Shortia galacifolia

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Shortia galacifolia, Oconee bells

Shortia galacifolia, Oconee bells
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Shortia galacifolia, Oconee bells
Shortia galacifolia, Oconee bells
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Shortia galacifolia, Oconee bells

Shortia galacifolia, Oconee bells
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Shortia galacifolia, Oconee bells

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Dermateaceae  Discohainesia oenotherae @ BPI (2); 656351B (1); 656351A (1)
Helotiaceae  Pezizella lythri @ 655930B (1); 655930A (1)
Typhulaceae  Sclerotium @ BPI (1)

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Shortia galacifolia Torr. & A. Gray
Oconee bells

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General Information
Symbol: SHGA
Group: Dicot
Family: Diapensiaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Subshrub
Native Status : L48   N
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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Diapensiales
Family Diapensiaceae – Diapensia family
Genus Shortia Torr. & A. Gray – shortia
Species Shortia galacifolia Torr. & A. Gray – Oconee bells

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Shortia galacifolia . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Shortia galacifolia</i>
Torr. & A. Gray var. <i>
brevistyla</i>
Davies
Shortia galacifolia var. brevistyla
Oconee bells Distribution of <i>
Shortia galacifolia</i>
Torr. & A. Gray var. <i>
galacifolia </i>
Shortia galacifolia var. galacifolia
Oconee bells

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Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Georgia Oconee bells Endangered
North Carolina Oconee bells Special Concern, Endangered

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Northcentral & Northeast FACU

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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (SHGA)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (SHGA)

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1. Shortia galacifolia Torrey & A. Gray, Amer. J. Sci. Arts. 42: 48. 1842.

Sherwoodia galacifolia (Torrey & A. Gray) House

Plants sometimes forming dense groundcover. Leaves: petiole 4-9(-15) cm; blade base round-ed to cordate. Inflorescences: scape 10-18 cm; bracts 3-5, usually closely subtending calyx. Flowers spreading to slightly nodding. Capsules 5-7 mm. 2 n = 12.

Varieties 2 (2 in the flora): se United States.

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Shortia galacifolia
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Oconee Bells
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