Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1366

Forb
Perennial

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

Common (rare in Mtns), primarily Coastal Plain, but extending inland

Look for it on sandy roadsides, in sandy woodlands & forests, granitic flatrocks, granitic domes, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist

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 tomentosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Packera tomentosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-19-005:
Senecio tomentosus   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Woolly Ragwort