Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2570

Forb
Annual/Biennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in fields, roadsides, pastures, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Disc: Whitish/Pinkish
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Whitish/Pinkish
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Gamochaeta purpurea   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gamochaeta purpurea   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-40-004a:
Gnaphalium purpureum var. purpureum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Spoonleaf Purple Everlasting, Purple Cudweed


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image of Gamochaeta purpurea, Spoonleaf Purple Everlasting, Purple Cudweed

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_gapu3_002_lvd

        

image of Gamochaeta purpurea, Spoonleaf Purple Everlasting, Purple Cudweed

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_gnpu2_001_lvd

        

image of Gamochaeta purpurea, Spoonleaf Purple Everlasting, Purple Cudweed

Keith Bradley    kab_g_purpurea_0168

April    Lexington County    SC

image of Gamochaeta purpurea, Spoonleaf Purple Everlasting, Purple Cudweed

Keith Bradley    kab_g_purpurea_0176

April    Lexington County    SC

image of Gamochaeta purpurea, Spoonleaf Purple Everlasting, Purple Cudweed

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmgpurpurea_home1

April    Anderson County    SC

image of Gamochaeta purpurea, Spoonleaf Purple Everlasting, Purple Cudweed

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmgpurpurea_home4

April    Anderson County    SC

image of Gamochaeta purpurea, Spoonleaf Purple Everlasting, Purple Cudweed

Roxanna Martin    rlm43011_223

April    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Gamochaeta purpurea, Spoonleaf Purple Everlasting, Purple Cudweed

JK Marlow    jkm190503_8054

May    Greenville County    SC

image of Gamochaeta purpurea, Spoonleaf Purple Everlasting, Purple Cudweed

JK Marlow    jkm190503_8056

May    Greenville County    SC

image of Gamochaeta purpurea, Spoonleaf Purple Everlasting, Purple Cudweed

JK Marlow    jkm190503_8059

May    Greenville County    SC

image of Gamochaeta purpurea, Spoonleaf Purple Everlasting, Purple Cudweed

JK Marlow    jkm190508_8252

May    Greenville County    SC

image of Gamochaeta purpurea, Spoonleaf Purple Everlasting, Purple Cudweed

Roxanna Martin    rlm51411_196

May    Spartanburg County    SC

Outer phyllaries are hairy at their bases, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

image of Gamochaeta purpurea, Spoonleaf Purple Everlasting, Purple Cudweed

Roxanna Martin    rlm52111_290

May    Spartanburg County    SC

Pappus bristles capillary, antrorsely barbed, promptly deciduous, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Gamochaeta purpurea, Spoonleaf Purple Everlasting, Purple Cudweed

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmgpurpurea_and10

Month Unknown    Anderson County    SC

Lvs bicolored, greenish glabrescent above. Stem lvs oblanceolate to spatulate, per Weakley's Flora.