Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2445

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare

Look for it in longleaf pine sandhills, other dry, sandy habitats, moist savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Petioles mostly obscured by decurrent blade

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 recurvans   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eupatorium mohrii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-012:
Eupatorium recurvans   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Eupatorium recurvans

 

COMMON NAME:
Recurved Eupatorium


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image of Eupatorium recurvans

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmerecurvans_cp2

July    Barnwell County    SC

Corymb 0.5-3.5dm broad, the branches pubescent, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Eupatorium recurvans

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmerecurvans_cp2b

July    Barnwell County    SC

5 flowers per head, involucres 3-4mm high, bracts w rounded apices, per Weakley's Flora.