Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1362

Forb
Biennial/Perennial

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

Rare (an endemic)

Look for it in 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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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

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

LESS THAN (MISAPPLIED TO OUR MATERIAL) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Packera plattensis   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Appalachian Ragwort