Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1984

Forb
Perennial

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

Common (uncommon in Piedmont, rare in GA)

Look for it in pine savannas, sandhills, clayey or sandy woodlands, powerline rights-of-way, roadbanks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Black
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Arnica acaulis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arnica acaulis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-21-001:
Arnica acaulis   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Leopard's-bane, Southeastern Arnica