Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1886

Forb
Perennial

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

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Look for it on dry slopes, shale barrens, dry woodlands, thickets, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Leaves more or less sessile

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Cream
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Blackish
Achene

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Brickellia eupatorioides var. eupatorioides   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Brickellia eupatorioides var. eupatorioides   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-33-001:
Kuhnia eupatorioides   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Kuhnia eupatorioides

 

COMMON NAME:
Eastern False-boneset, Eastern False-eupatorium


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picture of Kuhnia eupatorioides, image of Brickellia eupatorioides var. eupatorioides

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_kueu_001_lvd

        

picture of Kuhnia eupatorioides, image of Brickellia eupatorioides var. eupatorioides

JK Marlow    jkm060928_019b

September    York County    SC

Utility right-of-way

Flower heads narrow and cylindric; flowers cream, not white as in Eupatorium, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

picture of Kuhnia eupatorioides, image of Brickellia eupatorioides var. eupatorioides

Keith Bradley    kab_b_eupatorioides_3840

September    Lancaster County    SC

Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve

Unlike Eupatorium, its inflorescence is not flat-topped, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

picture of Kuhnia eupatorioides, image of Brickellia eupatorioides var. eupatorioides

JK Marlow    s060928_c

September    York County    SC

Utility right-of-way

Leaves linear or lanceolate, toothed or not, & (unlike Eupatorium) alternate, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

picture of Kuhnia eupatorioides, image of Brickellia eupatorioides var. eupatorioides

JK Marlow    s060928_c2

September    York County    SC

Utility right-of-way

Flower heads grow from tips of stem and short branches, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.