OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Packera paupercula var. appalachiana   FAMILY Asteraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED TO OUR MATERIAL) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Packera plattensis   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED TO OUR MATERIAL) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Senecio plattensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Appalachian Ragwort


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image of Packera paupercula var. appalachiana, Appalachian Ragwort

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_sepl_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Packera paupercula var. appalachiana   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED TO OUR MATERIAL) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Packera plattensis   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED TO OUR MATERIAL) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Senecio plattensis

 

Find by scientific name:

1362

Forb
Biennial/Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare (an endemic)

Habitat: Glades, cliffs, barrens, over mafic, or calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

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

FRUIT:
Spring
Achene

 

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