Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2346

Submersed aquatic (rooted) or terrestrial, Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon

Look for it in shallow water (later sometimes stranded on shore by dropping water levels) of clay-based Carolina bays, natural lake shores, blackwater stream shores and swamps, in seepage wetlands including sea-level fens, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Disc: Lavender
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/7/08):
Sclerolepis uniflora   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sclerolepis uniflora   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-29-001:
Sclerolepis uniflora   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Sclerolepis, Pink bogbutton