Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in Mountains of GA & SC) (rare elsewhere in GA)

Look for it on roadsides, in pastures, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2006
Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2013
Mid-Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council

 

full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Greenish
Rays: Absent
Disc flowers bisexual and fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Artemisia vulgaris   FAMILY Asteraceae__

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Artemisia vulgaris var. vulgaris   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-83-001:
Artemisia vulgaris   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Mugwort, Felon Herb