Obolaria virginica L.
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Obolaria virginica, Virginia Pennywort
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Obolaria virginica, Virginia Pennywort

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Obolaria virginica
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Obolaria virginica

Obolaria virginica
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Obolaria virginica

Obolaria virginica, Pennywort
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Obolaria virginica, Pennywort

Obolaria virginica, Pennywort
© Copyright Bobby Hattaway 2011 · 5
Obolaria virginica, Pennywort

Obolaria virginica, Pennywort
© Copyright Bobby Hattaway 2011 · 5
Obolaria virginica, Pennywort
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Obolaria virginica L. Virginia Pennywort
Gentianaceae — Gentian family
Uncommon native
Obolaria virginica
Woodland Beach Wildlife Area
May 2005 Obolaria virginica
Middle Run Valley Natural Area
February 2009 Obolaria virginica
White Clay Creek State Park -- Possum Hill
May 2014

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Obolaria virginica L.
Virginia pennywort

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General Information
Symbol: OBVI
Group: Dicot
Family: Gentianaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : L48   N
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lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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©Thomas G. Barnes. Barnes, T.G., and S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky . University Press of Kentucky. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 16. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .




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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 Asteridae
Order Gentianales
Family Gentianaceae – Gentian family
Genus Obolaria L. – obolaria
Species Obolaria virginica L. – Virginia pennywort

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