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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Melanthera angustifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Melanthera angustifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Melanthera nivea

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Melanthera angustifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Everglades squarestem, Prairie Black-anthers


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image of Melanthera angustifolia, Everglades squarestem, Prairie Black-anthers

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmmangustatifolia_lpk1

Month Unknown        

image of Melanthera angustifolia, Everglades squarestem, Prairie Black-anthers

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmmangustifolia_lpk2

Month Unknown        

Flower heads with 20-100+ disc florets and (usually) no ray flowers, per Flora of North America.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Melanthera angustifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Melanthera angustifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Melanthera nivea

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Melanthera angustifolia

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2705

Forb
Perennial

Native: Florida

Habitat: Marl prairies, wet pine rocklands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Disc: Whitish
Rays: Absent
Disc flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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