Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

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

Common in NC Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Look for it in , spruce-fir forests, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate (basal withered by flowering)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: White
Disc: Yellow becoming purplish
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in corymbs

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Eurybia chlorolepis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eurybia chlorolepis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-47-006b:
Aster divaricatus var. chlorolepis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Aster chlorolepis

 

COMMON NAME:
Blue Ridge White Heart-leaved Aster