Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2123

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Uncommon, endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Look for it in cove hardwood and , up to at least 1600 m, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of (2-)3-4(-5)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Pale purplish-pink
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Lustrous black
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Eutrochium steelei   FAMILY Asteraceae__

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eutrochium steelei   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Taxonomy of Eupatorium section Verticillata (Asteraceae) (Lamont, 1995)
Eupatorium steelei

SYNONYMOUS WITH Phylogeny & biogeography of Eupatorium (Schmidt & Schilling, 2000)
Eupatoriadelphus steelei

 

COMMON NAME:
Appalachian Joe Pye Weed, Steele's Joe Pye Weed