OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Packera schweinitziana   FAMILY Asteraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Packera schweinitziana   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Packera schweinitziana

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-19-007:
Senecio robbinsii   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Senecio robbinsii

 

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


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image of Packera schweinitziana, Robbins' Ragwort, New England Ragwort, New England Groundsel, Schweinitz's Ragwort

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_sero6_001_lvd

        

image of Packera schweinitziana, Robbins' Ragwort, New England Ragwort, New England Groundsel, Schweinitz's Ragwort

Diane Creaton    dmc03311

June    Avery County    NC

The Roan Highlands

Basal lf blade 2-8x long as wide, base truncate to cordate (typically oblique), per Weakley's Flora.

image of Packera schweinitziana, Robbins' Ragwort, New England Ragwort, New England Groundsel, Schweinitz's Ragwort

JK Marlow    jkm100626_070

June    Avery County    NC

The Roan Highlands

Heads 8-20+ in loose, corymbiform arrays, per Flora of North America.

image of Packera schweinitziana, Robbins' Ragwort, New England Ragwort, New England Groundsel, Schweinitz's Ragwort

JK Marlow    jkm100626_073

June    Avery County    NC

The Roan Highlands

Phyllaries 13 or 21, light green (tips sometimes black), 5-8mm, glabrous, per Flora of North America.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE involucral bracts of DYCs with ray and disc flowers

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Packera schweinitziana   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Packera schweinitziana   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Packera schweinitziana

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-19-007:
Senecio robbinsii   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Senecio robbinsii

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1363

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Rare

Habitat: Grassy balds (in deep soil), at high elevations, in our area generally over metagabbro or amphibolite, per Weakley's Flora

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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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