OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Borrichia frutescens   FAMILY Asteraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Borrichia frutescens   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-64-001:
Borrichia frutescens   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Seaside Oxeye


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image of Borrichia frutescens, Seaside Oxeye

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_bofr_001_lvd

        

image of Borrichia frutescens, Seaside Oxeye

JK Marlow    jkm0502d_35b

February    Georgetown County    SC

Huntington Beach State Park

Fruit is a spinose head terminating some twigs, persistent over winter, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.

image of Borrichia frutescens, Seaside Oxeye

JK Marlow    jkm0502e_04

February    Georgetown County    SC

Huntington Beach State Park

image of Borrichia frutescens, Seaside Oxeye

JK Marlow    jkm090516_097

May    Charleston County    SC

Leaves 1-3" long, fleshy with a dense covering of hairs, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

image of Borrichia frutescens, Seaside Oxeye

JK Marlow    jkm090516_101

May        

Involucres hemispheric, flattened with age; bracts imbricate, apices aristate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Borrichia frutescens, Seaside Oxeye

JK Marlow    jkm090517_018

May    Georgetown County    SC

image of Borrichia frutescens, Seaside Oxeye

JK Marlow    jkm090517_036

May    Georgetown County    SC

Showy yellow flwr heads, fleshy gray lvs, erect stature, saltwater habitat, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

image of Borrichia frutescens, Seaside Oxeye

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmbfrutescens_cssp

June        

image of Borrichia frutescens, Seaside Oxeye

JK Marlow    jkm0309p_26

September    Horry County    SC

Myrtle Beach State Park

image of Borrichia frutescens, Seaside Oxeye

JK Marlow    jkm0309r_27

September    Georgetown County    SC

Huntington Beach State Park

Leaf margins are mostly entire, but may be coarsely toothed, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

image of Borrichia frutescens, Seaside Oxeye

JK Marlow    jkm0309r_30

September    Georgetown County    SC

Huntington Beach State Park

This rhizomatous shrub forms extensive colonies, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Borrichia frutescens, Seaside Oxeye

JK Marlow    jkm0309s_12

September    Horry County    SC

image of Borrichia frutescens, Seaside Oxeye

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmborrichia_sclife

Month Unknown        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Borrichia frutescens   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Borrichia frutescens   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-64-001:
Borrichia frutescens   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

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Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Salt and brackish marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Semi-evergreen
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Black
Achene

 

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