Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2113

Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon (rare in GA)

Look for it in dry forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers functionally staminate/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Flower heads with 6-12 ray flowers, notched at apex
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):
Silphium reniforme   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Silphium compositum var. reniforme   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-54-002b:
Silphium compositum var. reniforme   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Ragged Rosinweed, Kidneyleaf Rosinweed