Carolinas and Georgia

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Eurybia surculosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eurybia surculosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-47-013:
Aster surculosus   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Creeping Aster


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Look for it on rock outcrops, in glades, rocky woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Blue/ Violet
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Flower heads with 13-30 ray flowers
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in narrow corymbs

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Eurybia surculosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

Creeping Aster