Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Whitetop Fleabane at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
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) 179-44-006:
Erigeron vernus FAMILY Asteraceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Whitetop Fleabane, Savanna Daisy Fleabane, Early Whitetop Fleabane
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Patrick D. McMillan pdmevernus_halfway
May Berkeley County SC
Francis Marion National Forest
Flowering stem almost leafless, basal leaves fleshy & 2-8cm long, 0.6-3cm wide, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968).
Patrick D. McMillan pdmevernus_1
Flower heads with 20-30 white (rarely lavender) ray flowers, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968).
Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 19-20-21
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Common in Coastal Plain
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Basal & alternate
Flower heads with 20-30 ray flowers
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast (Cotterman, Waitt, & Weakley, 2019) p199
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States (Duncan & Duncan, 1999) p115
- Field Guide to the Wildflowers of Georgia (Chafin, 2016) p076
- Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region (Sorrie, 2011) p164
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