OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Elephantopus nudatus   FAMILY Asteraceae__   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Elephantopus nudatus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-28-003:
Elephantopus nudatus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Coastal Plain Elephant's Foot, Smooth Elephant's Foot, Savanna Elephant's Foot, Pineland Elephant's Foot


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image of Elephantopus nudatus, Coastal Plain Elephant's Foot, Smooth Elephant's Foot, Savanna Elephant's Foot, Pineland Elephant's Foot

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_elnu_001_lvd

        

image of Elephantopus nudatus, Coastal Plain Elephant's Foot, Smooth Elephant's Foot, Savanna Elephant's Foot, Pineland Elephant's Foot

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_elephantopus_nudatus1

August    Moore County    NC

Flowers all discoid [no ray flowers], pink or purple, rarely white, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Elephantopus nudatus, Coastal Plain Elephant's Foot, Smooth Elephant's Foot, Savanna Elephant's Foot, Pineland Elephant's Foot

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_elephantopus_nudatus2

August    Moore County    NC

Leaves essentially all basal, flat on the ground (maybe 1-2 small stem lvs), per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Elephantopus nudatus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Elephantopus nudatus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-28-003:
Elephantopus nudatus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2212

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: woodlands and woodland borders, wet pine flatwoods, mesic pine flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Pink/ Lavender
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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