Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1360

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare, endemic to sw. NC, nw. SC, and ne. GA; disjunct in sw. VA

Look for it on granitic domes, cliffs, and rocky woodlands, over granite, gneiss, schist, and amphibolite, per Weakley's Flora

map
To see a detailed map, click here

 

LEAVES:
Simple: Dissected
Mostly basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Brown
Achene

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Packera millefolium   FAMILY Asteraceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Packera millefolium   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-19-003:
Senecio millefolium   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Packera millefolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Blue Ridge Ragwort, Yarrowleaf Ragwort, Divided-leaf Ragwort