Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2449

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in pine savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: White/ Pinkish
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads solitary or in elongate raceme-like arrays

FRUIT:
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Eurybia eryngiifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eurybia eryngiifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Aster eryngiifolius

 

COMMON NAME:
Eryngo-leaved Aster, Thistleleaf Aster