Carolinas and Georgia

3754

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Nabalus barbatus   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Prenanthes barbata   FAMILY Asteraceae_

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Nabalus integrifolius

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Prenanthes serpentaria var. barbata

 

COMMON NAME:
Barbed Rattlesnake-root, Flatwoods Rattlesnake-root


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Look for it in limestone glades and barrens, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, reduced upward

FLOWER:

Disc: Absent Ray flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Reddish-brown
Achene

 

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



Nabalus barbatus   FAMILY Asteraceae_

Barbed Rattlesnake-root, Flatwoods Rattlesnake-root