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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Arnoglossum atriplicifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arnoglossum atriplicifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Pale Indian-plantain

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-18-002:
Cacalia atriplicifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Mesadenia atriplicifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Pale Indian-plantain


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image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_meat_001_lvd

        

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm060521_047

May    Macon County    NC

Highlands Biological Station

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JK Marlow    jkm200517_5025

May    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm200517_5026

May    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

Leaves triangular-reniform, white-glaucous beneath, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm100626_096

June    Avery County    NC

The Roan Highlands

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm160726_041

July    Polk County    NC

Pearson's Falls

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm0508b_29

August    Transylvania County    NC

Pisgah National Forest: Pisgah Ranger District

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm0508g_01

August    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm060805_152

August    Haywood County    NC

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm060805_163

August    Haywood County    NC

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm060813_326

August    Transylvania County    NC

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm060813_334

August    Transylvania County    NC

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm060813_341

August    Transylvania County    NC

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm190802_0545

August    Greenville County    SC

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm210807_2570b

August    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

Heads 5-flowered. Involucres cylindric, 7-9mm long, 3-5mm broad, bracts 5, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm210824_2974

August    Greenville County    SC

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm060903_001

September    Transylvania County    NC

The stem is glaucous and round, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm180903_4471

September    Greenville County    SC

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    s060903_ab

September    Transylvania County    NC

Roadside

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm181024_5334

October    Greenville County    SC

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    s081012_c

October    Pickens County    SC

Clemson Forest

Nutlets ellipsoid, 4-5mm long; pappus 5-6mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm061105_007b

November    Oconee County    SC

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm061105_016

November    Oconee County    SC

image of Arnoglossum atriplicifolium, Pale Indian-plantain

JK Marlow    jkm181106_5655

November    Greenville County    SC

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Arnoglossum atriplicifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arnoglossum atriplicifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Pale Indian-plantain

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-18-002:
Cacalia atriplicifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Mesadenia atriplicifolia

 

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Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common (uncommon in Carolina Coastal Plain) (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Habitat: Mesic forests, open woodlands and woodland edges, clearings, prairies, meadows, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Dark brown/Blackish
Achene

 

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