Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Sclerolepis at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 19-20-21 (2006)
SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-29-001:
Sclerolepis uniflora FAMILY Asteraceae__
Sclerolepis, Pink bogbutton
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Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 19-20-21
Submersed aquatic (rooted) or shoreline terrestrial; Forb
Habitat: 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
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Uncommon in Coastal Plain
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Disc: Pink or lavender rarely white
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Guide to the Wildflowers of SC, 1st ed. (Porcher & Rayner, 2001) p340
- Guide to the Wildflowers of SC, 2nd ed. (McMillan, Porcher, Rayner, & White; 2022) p399
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast (Cotterman, Waitt, & Weakley, 2019) p390
- Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region (Sorrie, 2011) p305
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