OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Pluchea camphorata   FAMILY Asteraceae__   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pluchea camphorata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-36-003:
Pluchea camphorata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Camphorweed, Camphor Pluchea, Marsh Fleabane


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_plca7_001_lvd

        

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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_plca7_003_lvd

        

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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_plpe2_001_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm0408g_22

August    Greenville County    SC

Heads pedunculate, in dense corymbs, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm090815_022

August    Greenville County    SC

Beaverpond & adjacent land

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JK Marlow    jkm090815_023

August    Greenville County    SC

Beaverpond & adjacent land

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JK Marlow    jkm090815_107

August    Greenville County    SC

Beaverpond & adjacent land

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JK Marlow    jkm090815_154

August    Greenville County    SC

Beaverpond & adjacent land

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JK Marlow    jkm090815_222

August    Greenville County    SC

Beaverpond & adjacent land

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Roxanna Martin    rlm81608_093

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Disk flowers pink or occasionally white, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_pluchea_camphorata_9

August        

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JK Marlow    jkm0409d_04

September    Greenville County    SC

Leaves elliptic to lanceolate, apex acuminate, base cuneate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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Roxanna Martin    rlm91811_91

September    Spartanburg County    SC

Flowers all discoid, perfect, and very small. Corolla pink, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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Roxanna Martin    rlm9509_348

September    Spartanburg County    SC

Found in pastures, bogs, ditches and woodlands, usually in wet soil, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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Roxanna Martin    rlm9509_390

September    Spartanburg County    SC

Involucre hemispheric, about 0.2" long, bracts stiff and overlapping, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

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Dan Whitten    sdw_camphorweed

September    Pickens County    SC

Table Rock State Park

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JK Marlow    jkm091004_024

October    Greenville County    SC

Beaverpond & adjacent land

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Keith Bradley    kab_p_camphorata_3357

December    Chester County    SC

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Pluchea camphorata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pluchea camphorata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-36-003:
Pluchea camphorata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1887

Forb
Annual/Short-lived perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Bottomland sloughs, clay flatwoods, other freshwater wetlands, also weedy in upland areas, particularly in sunny areas and following disturbance, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Petioles 0.5-2.5cm long

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Pinkish/Tan
Achene

 

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