Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2704

Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon

Look for it on calcareous outcrops, in sandy woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Dark brown
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Melanthera nivea   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Melanthera nivea   FAMILY Asteraceae__

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-67-001:
Melanthera hastata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Melanthera hastata

 

COMMON NAME:
Melanthera, Snow Squarestem