Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2711

Forb
Annual/Short-lived perennial

Native: south central US & Mexico
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in GA Piedmont & Carolina Mtns (rare elsewhere in NC-SC)

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

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate and fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Heterotheca latifolia var. latifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Heterotheca subaxillaris   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-51-010?:
Heterotheca subaxillaris   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Heterotheca subaxillaris ssp. latifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Camphorweed