Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1363

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it on grassy balds (in deep soil), at high elevations, in our area generally over metagabbro or amphibolite, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Achene

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Packera schweinitziana   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-19-007:
Senecio robbinsii   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990)
Senecio schweinitzianus

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Segregates of Senecio & Cacalia in the flora of North America... (Barkley, 1999)
Packera schweinitzianus

 

COMMON NAME:
Robbins' Ragwort, New England Ragwort, New England Groundsel