OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Packera tomentosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Packera tomentosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ILLEGITIMATE NAME) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-19-005:
Senecio tomentosus   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Senecio alabamensis

INCLUDING (ILLEGITIMATE NAME) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Senecio tomentosus

 

COMMON NAME:
Woolly Ragwort, Woolly Groundsel, Woolly Goldenwort


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image of Packera dubia, Woolly Ragwort, Woolly Groundsel, Woolly Goldenwort

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_seto2_001_lvd

        

image of Packera dubia, Woolly Ragwort, Woolly Groundsel, Woolly Goldenwort

JK Marlow    jkm170325_233

March    Pickens County    SC

image of Packera dubia, Woolly Ragwort, Woolly Groundsel, Woolly Goldenwort

Keith Bradley    kab_p_tomentosa_3128

March    Lancaster County    SC

Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve

Phyllaries 13 or 21, light green, usually glabrous(sometimes hairy proximally), per Flora of North America.


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image of Packera dubia, Woolly Ragwort, Woolly Groundsel, Woolly Goldenwort

Keith Bradley    kab_p_tomentosa_4456

March    Lancaster County    SC

Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve

image of Packera dubia, Woolly Ragwort, Woolly Groundsel, Woolly Goldenwort

JK Marlow    jkm140426_666

April    Pickens County    SC

Ray florets 10 or 13; disc florets 50-60 or more, per Flora of North America.

image of Packera dubia, Woolly Ragwort, Woolly Groundsel, Woolly Goldenwort

JK Marlow    jkm200516_4841

May    Pickens County    SC

image of Packera dubia, Woolly Ragwort, Woolly Groundsel, Woolly Goldenwort

JK Marlow    jkm200516_4859b

May    Pickens County    SC

Cypselae cylindric, usually 5-10 ribbed (ribs usually prominent), per Flora of North America.

image of Packera dubia, Woolly Ragwort, Woolly Groundsel, Woolly Goldenwort

JK Marlow    jkm200516_4864

May    Pickens County    SC

image of Packera dubia, Woolly Ragwort, Woolly Groundsel, Woolly Goldenwort

JK Marlow    jkm200516_4875

May    Pickens County    SC

image of Packera dubia, Woolly Ragwort, Woolly Groundsel, Woolly Goldenwort

JK Marlow    jkm200516_4878

May    Pickens County    SC

image of Packera dubia, Woolly Ragwort, Woolly Groundsel, Woolly Goldenwort

JK Marlow    jkm220525_8071

May    Greenville County    SC

image of Packera dubia, Woolly Ragwort, Woolly Groundsel, Woolly Goldenwort

JK Marlow    jkm220525_8072

May    Greenville County    SC

image of Packera dubia, Woolly Ragwort, Woolly Groundsel, Woolly Goldenwort

JK Marlow    jkm060603_047

June    Pickens County    SC

Leaves visibly tomentose throughout growing season. Basal lvs held vertically, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Packera dubia, Woolly Ragwort, Woolly Groundsel, Woolly Goldenwort

JK Marlow    jkm060603_048

June    Pickens County    SC

image of Packera dubia, Woolly Ragwort, Woolly Groundsel, Woolly Goldenwort

JK Marlow    s060604_ab

June    Pickens County    SC

Leaves lanceolate to ovate w scalloped or toothed margins, none pinnatifid, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Packera tomentosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Packera tomentosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ILLEGITIMATE NAME) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-19-005:
Senecio tomentosus   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Senecio alabamensis

INCLUDING (ILLEGITIMATE NAME) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Senecio tomentosus

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1366

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

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

Habitat: Sandy roadsides, sandy woodlands and forests, granitic flatrocks, granitic domes, 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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