Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2444

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare, endemic to the Cape Fear Arch

Look for it in cypress savannas, clay-based bays, and small depression ponds, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves more or less sessile

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: White
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Lustrous black
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Eupatorium paludicola   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eupatorium leucolepis var. leucolepis   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-008?:
Eupatorium leucolepis   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Eupatorium, Justiceweed