Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2433

Forb
Perennial

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

Common in Coastal Plain

Look for it in wet savannas, seepages, interdunal swales, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: White
Disc: Yellow/Yellowish
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate
Flower heads with 20-30 ray flowers
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Yellowish/Reddish
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Erigeron vernus   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Erigeron vernus   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-44-006:
Erigeron vernus   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Whitetop Fleabane, Savanna Daisy Fleabane