Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1946

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Coastal Plain of South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in NC-SC)

Look for it in clay-based Carolina bays, roadsides, powerline rights-of-way, & other artificially open areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: White/Pink/Lavender
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary

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):
Boltonia diffusa var. diffusa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Boltonia diffusa var. diffusa   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-45-001?:
Boltonia caroliniana   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Doll's Daisy, Boltonia