|Photo by T. Miller, 2014|
|Division:||Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants|
|Class:||Magnoliopsida - Dicotyledons|
|Natural range of Warea sessilifolia from USDA NRCS Plants Database.|
Common names: Sessile-leaf pineland-cress, Sessile-leaf warea
A description of Warea sessilifolia is provided in The Flora of North America.
Warea sessilifolia is endemic to the east Gulf Coastal Plain in a narrow belt from southwest Georgia to southeast Louisiana and northwest Florida.
W. sessilifolia has been found in turkey oak-longleaf pine ridges, scrub oak barrens, slash pine plantations, and longleaf pine-scrub oak-wiregrass areas. It is also found in disturbed areas including disturbed pinewoods, sand ridge clearings, railroads, and along roads. Associated species: Polygonella gracilis, Eupatorium compositifolium, Chrysopsis lanuginosa, Vaccinium elliottii, Ilex vomitoria, Pinus palustris, Quercus laevis, Q. geminata, Q. laurifolia, Q. margaretta, Cyrilla racemiflora, and Vaccinium arboreum.
W. sessilifolia has been observed to flower from August to October and in December with peak inflorescence in September.
Conservation, cultivation, and restoration
References and notes
- Sorrie, B. A. and A. S. Weakley 2001. Coastal Plain valcular plant endemics: Phytogeographic patterns. Castanea 66: 50-82.
- Florida State University Herbarium Database. URL: http://herbarium.bio.fsu.edu. Last accessed: June 2021. Collectors: Loran C. Anderson, Robert K. Godfrey, R. D. Houk. States and counties: Florida: Calhoun, Escambia, Leon, Liberty, and Walton.
- Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. www.gilnelson.com/PanFlora/ Accessed: 15 DEC 2016