Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1364

Forb
Winter annual

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

Common

Look for it on rock outcrops, roadsides, woodlands, hammocks, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Variable ...Dry

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 anonyma   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Packera anonyma   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-19-004:
Senecio smallii   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Small's Ragwort, Squaw-weed, Appalachian Ragwort