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Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC
Basal & alternate
Rays: Blue/ Violet
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Flower heads with 13-30 ray flowers
Flower heads in narrow corymbs
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Eurybia surculosa FAMILY Asteraceae
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Patrick D. McMillan pdmesurculosa_pc1
August Pickens County SC
Poe Creek State Forest
Flowers in a corymbiform cluster, each with 15-30 violet rays, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_eurybia_surculosa_2
The involucral bracts are spreading but not recurved, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
COMPARE involucral bracts of North American asters