Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1129

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Common (rare in NC)

Look for it in moist forests, particularly over calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple - pinnately lobed
Mostly opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Obsolete or White
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual but sterile/ Ray flowers pistillate
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brownish
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Polymnia canadensis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polymnia canadensis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-52-002:
Polymnia canadensis   FAMILY Asteraceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Polymnia canadensis

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Polymnia radiata

 

COMMON NAME:
Small-flowered Leafcup, White-flowered Leafcup