OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Butterweed, Smooth Ragwort, Smooth Groundsel, Yellowtop

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Packera glabella   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Packera glabella   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Senecio glabellus 179-19-002   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Swamp forests, bottomland forests, cleared areas in bottomlands, wet agricultural fields, ditches, often in mucky soils

Common (uncommon in GA Coastal Plain, rare in SC Mountains & NC Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Blue Ridge Ragwort, Yarrowleaf Ragwort, Divided-leaf Ragwort, Blue Ridge Groundsel

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Packera millefolium   FAMILY: Asteraceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Packera millefolium   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Senecio millefolium 179-19-003   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Granitic domes, cliffs, and rocky woodlands, over granite, gneiss, schist, and amphibolite, and (in sw. VA) in calcareous glades and woodlands

Rare, endemic to sw. NC, nw. SC, and ne. GA; disjunct in sw. VA

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Small's Ragwort, Squaw-weed, Appalachian Ragwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Packera anonyma   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Packera anonyma   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Senecio smallii 179-19-004   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Rock outcrops, roadsides, woodlands; hammocks, disturbed areas

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Woolly Ragwort, Woolly Groundsel, Woolly Goldenwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Packera dubia   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Packera tomentosa   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ILLEGITIMATE NAME) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Senecio tomentosus 179-19-005   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Sandy roadsides, sandy woodlands and forests, granitic flatrocks, granitic domes

Common (rare in Mtns), primarily Coastal Plain, but extending inland

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Balsam Groundsel, Balsam Ragwort, Northern Meadow Groundsel

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Packera paupercula var. paupercula   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Packera paupercula   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Senecio pauperculus 179-19-006   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Thickets, meadows, glades, generally over circumneutral soils derived from calcareous or mafic rocks

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Bog Ragwort, Crawford's Groundsel, Crawford’s Ragwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Packera crawfordii   FAMILY: Asteraceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Packera paupercula   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Senecio pauperculus 179-19-006?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, fens, calcareous longleaf pine savannas

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Ragwort, Appalachian Groundsel

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Packera paupercula var. appalachiana   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Packera plattensis   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Glades, cliffs, barrens, over mafic, or calcareous rocks

Rare (an endemic)

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Buck Creek Ragwort, Serpentine Ragwort, Rattlesnake Groundsel, Buck Creek Groundsel

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Packera serpenticola   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Packera serpenticola   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Serpentine barrens

Rare (endemic to the Buck Creek Serpentine Barren, Clay County, NC)

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Robbins' Ragwort, New England Ragwort, New England Groundsel, Schweinitz's Ragwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Packera schweinitziana   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Packera schweinitziana   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Senecio robbinsii 179-19-007   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Grassy balds (in deep soil), at high elevations, in our area generally over metagabbro or amphibolite

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Golden Ragwort, Heartleaf Ragwort, Golden Groundsel

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Packera aurea   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Packera aurea   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Senecio aureus 179-19-008   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests, bottomlands, bogs, stream banks

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Roundleaf Ragwort, Roundleaf Groundsel, Spatulate-leaved Ragwort, Running Ragwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Packera obovata   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Packera obovata   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Senecio obovatus 179-19-009   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Nutrient rich forests and woodlands (dry or moist), usually over calcareous or mafic rocks

Common in GA Mtns, uncommon in NC-SC Mtns & GA&NC Pdmt, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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