Carolinas and Georgia

2449

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Eurybia eryngiifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eurybia eryngiifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Aster eryngiifolius

 

COMMON NAME:
Eryngo-leaved Aster, Thistleleaf Aster


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Look for it in wet pine savannas and pineland bogs, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

 

...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: White/ Pinkish
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Flower heads with 25-60 ray flowers
Inferior ovary
Flower heads solitary or in elongate raceme-like arrays

FRUIT:
Summer
Achene

 

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



Eurybia eryngiifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

Eryngo-leaved Aster, Thistleleaf Aster