Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1365

Forb
Perennial/Winter annual

Native & non-native

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

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LEAVES:
Basal & alternate

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Brown
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Packera/ Rugelia/ Senecio/ Ligularia spp.   FAMILY Asteraceae

VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-19-000:
Senecio spp.   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Ragwort, Squaw-weed, Groundsel


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image of Packera/ Rugelia/ Senecio/ Ligularia spp., Ragwort, Squaw-weed, Groundsel

JK Marlow    jkm0404b_08

April    Haywood County    NC

Roadside

image of Packera/ Rugelia/ Senecio/ Ligularia spp., Ragwort, Squaw-weed, Groundsel

JK Marlow    jkm0404b_13

April    Haywood County    NC

Roadside

image of Packera/ Rugelia/ Senecio/ Ligularia spp., Ragwort, Squaw-weed, Groundsel

JK Marlow    jkm0404b_14

April    Haywood County    NC

Roadside

image of Packera/ Rugelia/ Senecio/ Ligularia spp., Ragwort, Squaw-weed, Groundsel

JK Marlow    jkm0506o_33

June    Swain County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Packera/ Rugelia/ Senecio/ Ligularia spp., Ragwort, Squaw-weed, Groundsel

JK Marlow    jkm0506o_35

June    Swain County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Packera/ Rugelia/ Senecio/ Ligularia spp., Ragwort, Squaw-weed, Groundsel

JK Marlow    jkm0506p_20

June    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway