Bartonia paniculata (Michx.) Muhl. ssp. paniculata

Locations ofBartonia paniculata (Michx.) Muhl. ssp. paniculata in Virginia

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Botanical Name
Bartonia paniculata (Michx.) Muhl. ssp. paniculata
Common Name
Twining Bartonia, Twining Screwstem
B. paniculata (Michaux) Muhl.
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Bartonia paniculata (Michx.) Muhl. ssp paniculata
Bogs, seeps, seepage swamps, depression ponds and alluvial swamp hummocks, usually growing in sphagnum or other mosses, often under shrubs. Infrequent and local in the Coastal Plain; rare in the Piedmont and disjunct to a Shenandoah Valley sinkhole pond in Augusta County and a bog in Rockingham County. The disjunct Augusta Co. population, found in 1995, contained hundreds of unusually large plants twining on the stems of Carex barrattii in a marsh-like sinkhole pond.
Native Status

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