Carolinas and Georgia

4398

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Heterotheca subaxillaris   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Heterotheca subaxillaris   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDING New England Wildflower Society’s Flora Novae Angliae (Haines, 2011)
Heterotheca subaxillaris var. latifolia

INCLUDING Miscellaneous nomenclatural changes in Astereae (Asteraceae) (Semple, 2004)
Heterotheca subaxillaris ssp. latifolia

INCLUDING Miscellaneous nomenclatural changes in Astereae (Asteraceae) (Semple, 2004)
Heterotheca subaxillaris ssp. subaxillaris

INCLUDING A revision of Heterotheca sect. Phyllotheca (Compositae: Astereae): the prairie and montane goldenasters of North America (Semple, 1996)
Heterotheca latifolia var. latifolia

INCLUDING A revision of Heterotheca sect. Phyllotheca (Compositae: Astereae): the prairie and montane goldenasters of North America (Semple, 1996)
Heterotheca subaxillaris

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-51-010:
Heterotheca subaxillaris   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDING Revision of Heterotheca, section Heterotheca (Compositae) (Wagenknecht, 1960)
Heterotheca subaxillaris var. subaxillaris

 

COMMON NAME:
Camphorweed


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Look for it in coastal dunes and sand-flats, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Annual/Short-lived perennial

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

Common

 

full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
WinterSummer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate and fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
WinterSummer/Fall
Achene

 

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Heterotheca subaxillaris   FAMILY Asteraceae

Camphorweed