Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2446

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in circumneutral soils of woodlands at moderate elevations, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Usually opposite, upper sometimes alternate
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Summer
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 sessilifolium var. brittonianum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eupatorium sessilifolium var. brittonianum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-017b:
Eupatorium sessilifolium var. sessilifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN Flora of North America
Eupatorium sessilifolium

 

COMMON NAME:
Britton's Eupatorium