Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1928

Forb
Perennial

Native: south central US
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Waif(s)

Look for it on sandy roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Cream/Brown
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Bradburia pilosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Chrysopsis pilosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-51-007:
Heterotheca gossypina   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH A preliminary conspectus of Heterotheca section Chrysopsis (Harms, 1974)
Heterotheca pilosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Chrysopsis pilosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Soft Golden-aster