Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

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

Common (uncommon in GA, rare in Mountains)

Look for it in marshes, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet ...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: White/Pink/Lavender
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
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):
Boltonia asteroides var. glastifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Boltonia asteroides var. asteroides   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-45-002:
Boltonia asteroides   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Eastern Doll's Daisy, White Doll's Daisy, False Aster, Boltonia