Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1030

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in various dryish habitats, mainly open or sparsely wooded, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: White, Cream
Disc: White, Cream
Disc flowers functionally staminate/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads borne in corymbiform to paniculiform arrays

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Blackish
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-57-001:
Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Parthenium integrifolium

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Wild Quinine


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image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium

JK Marlow    jkm170527_054

May    McCormick County    SC

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium

JK Marlow    jkm170527_055

May    McCormick County    SC

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_p_integrifolium_1

June        

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_p_integrifolium_1b

June        

Five tiny white rays are evenly spaced around the 1/4" disc, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_p_integrifolium_1c

June        

Disc florets functionally staminate (filaments distinct, anthers connate), per Flora of North America.

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium

JK Marlow    s050618_a

June    Oconee County    SC

Basal leaves ovate to elliptic, 3-8" long, round-toothed, long-petioled, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium

Tim Spira    tpspintegrifolium_with

June        

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium

Bobbie L Holt    blh1030_a

July    Anderson County    SC

Carolina Wild Native Plant Nursery

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium

JK Marlow    jkm0407c_03

July    Rutherford County    NC

Chimney Rock Park

Numerous small heads in flat-topped clusters at ends of stem and branches, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium

JK Marlow    jkm090726_133

July    Buncombe County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Pollinator at work.

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium

JK Marlow    jkm090726_136

July    Buncombe County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Thick, rough-surfaced, sparsely toothed, alternate leaves, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium

JK Marlow    s050716_b

July    Oconee County    SC

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium

Wesley Burnett    gwb1030_1494

July-August?    Oconee County    SC

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium

JK Marlow    jkm061029_167

October    Oconee County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Andrew Pickens Ranger District

Achenes blackish, obovoid, slightly flattened, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium

JK Marlow    jkm0411g_37

November    Oconee County    SC

Upper leaves smaller than lower, often sessile, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium

JK Marlow    jkm0411h_03

November    Oconee County    SC