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 SC Coastal Plain, rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Look for it in mesic forests, woodland edges, clearings, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Dark brown/Blackish
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Arnoglossum atriplicifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arnoglossum atriplicifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-18-002:
Cacalia atriplicifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Mesadenia atriplicifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Pale Indian Plantain