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


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image of Eutrochium steelei, Appalachian Joe Pye Weed, Steele's Joe Pye Weed

JK Marlow    jkm140519_909

May    Jackson County    NC

Big Ridge Preserve

Leaves average 3-4 per whorl, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Eutrochium steelei, Appalachian Joe Pye Weed, Steele's Joe Pye Weed

JK Marlow    jkm140519_911

May    Jackson County    NC

Big Ridge Preserve

image of Eutrochium steelei, Appalachian Joe Pye Weed, Steele's Joe Pye Weed

JK Marlow    jkm180828_4348

August    Jackson County    NC

Big Ridge Preserve

image of Eutrochium steelei, Appalachian Joe Pye Weed, Steele's Joe Pye Weed

JK Marlow    jkm180828_4355

August    Jackson County    NC

Big Ridge Preserve

image of Eutrochium steelei, Appalachian Joe Pye Weed, Steele's Joe Pye Weed

JK Marlow    jkm180828_4359

August    Jackson County    NC

Big Ridge Preserve

image of Eutrochium steelei, Appalachian Joe Pye Weed, Steele's Joe Pye Weed

JK Marlow    jkm180828_4360

August    Jackson County    NC

Big Ridge Preserve

image of Eutrochium steelei, Appalachian Joe Pye Weed, Steele's Joe Pye Weed

Ron Lance    rwl_eup_steelei

August    Jackson County    NC

Big Ridge Preserve

Flowers pale pink-purple, inflorescence rounded, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Eutrochium steelei, Appalachian Joe Pye Weed, Steele's Joe Pye Weed

JK Marlow    jkm111008_799

October    Jackson County    NC

Balsam Mountain Preserve

Stem persistently glandular-pubescent throughout, per Weakley's Flora.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE stems of Joe Pye Weed species

image of Eutrochium steelei, Appalachian Joe Pye Weed, Steele's Joe Pye Weed

JK Marlow    jkm111008_802

October    Jackson County    NC

Balsam Mountain Preserve

Leaves mostly 2-2.5x as long as wide, lower surface glandular-pubescent, per Weakley's Flora.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE leaves of Joe Pye Weed species