Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1384

Forb
Perennial

Native
Documented growing wild in (GA) (NC) (SC)

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partial shade ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite, rarely alternate (basal leaves absent at flowering)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers functionally staminate/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Flower heads with 8-20 ray flowers, notched at apex
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Silphium asteriscus var. asteriscus   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Silphium asteriscus var. asteriscus   FAMILY Asteraceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-54-005:
Silphium asteriscus   FAMILY Asteraceae

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas
Silphium dentatum var. gatesii

 

COMMON NAME:
Starry Rosinweed