Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2557

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare in GA & SC

Look for it in turkey oak sandhills and adjacent sandy fields, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Basal rosette & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Disc: White
Rays: Absent
Disc flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Blackish-brown
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hymenopappus scabiosaeus var. scabiosaeus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hymenopappus scabiosaeus var. scabiosaeus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-77-001:
Hymenopappus scabiosaeus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Woolly-white