Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2222

Forb
Annual

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

Rare

Look for it in dry woodlands and openings (esp over mafic rocks), sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, often also basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Whitish/Pinkish
Rays: Absent
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Pseudognaphalium helleri   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pseudognaphalium helleri ssp. helleri   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-40-002:
Gnaphalium helleri   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Heller's Rabbit Tobacco