Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1130

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in moist forests, bottomland forests, & disturbed places, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple - palmately lobed
Mostly opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual but sterile/ Ray flowers pistillate and fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black/Blackish
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Smallanthus uvedalius   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Smallanthus uvedalius   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-52-001:
Polymnia uvedalia   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Bearsfoot, Yellow Leafcup


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_pouv2_001_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm120330_208

March    Pickens County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm120330_280

March    Pickens County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm060528_028

May    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm170624_269

June    Oconee County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Andrew Pickens Ranger District

Stipules?

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JK Marlow    s060617_a

June    Greenville County    SC

Roadside/creekside

Leaves triangular to ovate w mostly palmate lobes, broadly winged petioles, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

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JK Marlow    s060617_d

June    Greenville County    SC

Roadside/creekside

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JK Marlow    jkm060729_023

July    Greenville County    SC

Roadside/creekside

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JK Marlow    jkm060729_025

July    Greenville County    SC

Roadside/creekside

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JK Marlow    jkm060729_029

July    Greenville County    SC

Roadside/creekside

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_s_uvedaliusa

July        

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JK Marlow    jkm0308e_11

August    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm120825_947

August    Greenville County    SC

Jones Gap State Park

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JK Marlow    jkm120825_947b

August    Greenville County    SC

Jones Gap State Park

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JK Marlow    jkm120825_948949

August    Greenville County    SC

Jones Gap State Park

Involucral bracts ovate to elliptic, obtuse to acutish, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE involucral bracts of DYCs with ray and disc flowers

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JK Marlow    jkm120825_950

August    Greenville County    SC

Jones Gap State Park

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JK Marlow    jkm120825_952

August    Greenville County    SC

Jones Gap State Park

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JK Marlow    jkm150822_834

August    Oconee County    SC

Brasstown Creek Heritage Preserve

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_s_uvedalius_2

August        

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_s_uvedalius_4

August        

Disc flowers with pistils & stamens, but sterile. Ray flowers pistillate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm151128_052

November    Greenville County    SC

Black, rounded, swollen achenes 0.25" long, faintly grooved, pappus absent, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_polymnia

Month Unknown        GA