Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1887

Forb
Annual/Short-lived perennial

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

Common (rare in SC Mountains)

Look for it in bottomland sloughs, clay flatwoods, other freshwater wetlands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

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

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 (1968) 179-36-003:
Pluchea camphorata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Camphorweed, Camphor Pluchea, Marsh Fleabane