Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial
Dioecious

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

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it in dry woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring
Disc: White/ Purplish
Rays: Absent
Unisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring
Brown
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Antennaria plantaginifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Antennaria plantaginifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-39-002a:
Antennaria plantaginifolia var. plantaginifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Plantain Pussytoes, Plantain-leaved Pussytoes