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, Common Wild Quinine

JK Marlow    jkm170527_054

May    McCormick County    SC

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium, Common Wild Quinine

JK Marlow    jkm170527_055

May    McCormick County    SC

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium, Common Wild Quinine

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_p_integrifolium_1

June        

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium, Common Wild Quinine

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, Common Wild Quinine

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, Common Wild Quinine

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, Common Wild Quinine

Tim Spira    tpspintegrifolium_with

June        

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium, Common Wild Quinine

Bobbie L Holt    blh1030_a

July    Anderson County    SC

Carolina Wild Native Plant Nursery

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium, Common Wild Quinine

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, Common Wild Quinine

JK Marlow    jkm090726_133

July    Buncombe County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Pollinator at work.

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium, Common Wild Quinine

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, Common Wild Quinine

JK Marlow    s050716_b

July    Oconee County    SC

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium, Common Wild Quinine

Wesley Burnett    gwb1030_1494

July-August?    Oconee County    SC

image of Parthenium integrifolium var. integrifolium, Common Wild Quinine

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, Common Wild Quinine

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, Common Wild Quinine

JK Marlow    jkm0411h_03

November    Oconee County    SC