Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2554

Forb
Biennial/Possibly perennial

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

Common in NC-SC Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Look for it in sandhills, other dry sandy habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Disc: Purplish
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cirsium repandum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cirsium repandum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-25-010:
Carduus repandus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Sandhill Thistle