Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2297

Forb
Perennial
Has milky sap (latex)

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

Look for it in pastures, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Red
Disc: Absent
Ray flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Black
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hieracium aurantiacum   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hieracium aurantiacum   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-10-002:
Hieracium aurantiacum   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Pilosella aurantiaca

 

COMMON NAME:
Orange Hawkweed, Devil's Paintbrush, Orange King-devil