Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Shrub
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in salt and brackish marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet

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

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 (1968) 179-64-001:
Borrichia frutescens   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Seaside Oxeye