Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2033

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: South America
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in fields, roadsides, lawns, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Disc: Whitish
Rays: Absent
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Facelis retusa   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Facelis retusa   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-38-001:
Facelis retusa   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Trampweed, Fluffweed


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JK Marlow    jkm160130_118

January    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

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JK Marlow    jkm160130_119

January    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

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JK Marlow    jkm160130_121b

January    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

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JK Marlow    jkm140411_814

April    Spartanburg County    SC

Underside of leaves white-woolly, summit mucronate and nearly truncate, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

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JK Marlow    jkm140411_816

April    Spartanburg County    SC

Leaves numerous, ascending, linear-spatulate, upper green & nearly glabrous, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

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JK Marlow    jkm140411_819

April    Spartanburg County    SC

Leaves often revolute, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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Keith Bradley    kab_facelis_retusa_0183

April    Lexington County    SC

Inner involucral bracts w 2 convergent purplish spots below the hyaline apex, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_facelis_retusa_3

April    Catawba County    NC

Stem freely branched at base, decumbent at base, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_facelis_retusa_4333

April    Catawba County    NC

Pappus of strongly plumose capillary bristles well surpassing the corollas, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

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John B. Nelson    jbn_7188349298_ffd8022582

May    Laurens County    SC

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John B. Nelson    jbn_7188351454_891d723def

May    Laurens County    SC

Pappus bristles white, plumose [feathery], 8-10mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_facelis_retusa_0168

May    Catawba County    NC

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Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_facelis_retusa_6714

June    Catawba County    NC