Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2746

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in savannas & flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate (reduced upward)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Lavender/Deep pink
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown/Black
Achene

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Trilisa paniculata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carphephorus paniculatus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-31-002:
Trilisa paniculata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Carphephorus paniculatus

 

COMMON NAME:
Deer's-tongue, Hairy Chaffhead, Panicled Chaffhead


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picture of Trilisa paniculata, image of Trilisa paniculata

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_trpa7_001_lvd

        

picture of Trilisa paniculata, image of Trilisa paniculata

Will Stuart    wil_t_paniculata_1048

September    Brunswick    NC

Green Swamp

An open savanna in mid-September after a spring burn.

picture of Trilisa paniculata, image of Trilisa paniculata

Will Stuart    wil_t_paniculata_1050

September    Brunswick    NC

Green Swamp

picture of Trilisa paniculata, image of Trilisa paniculata

Will Stuart    wil_t_paniculata_1399

September    Brunswick    NC

Green Swamp

Capitulescence a cylindrical thrysoid panicle [here w Palamedes Swallowtail], per Weakley's Flora.

picture of Trilisa paniculata, image of Trilisa paniculata

Will Stuart    wil_t_paniculata_720

September    Brunswick    NC

Green Swamp

Stems of T. paniculata are densely pubescent; T. odoratissima's are glabrous. — Will Stuart

picture of Trilisa paniculata, image of Trilisa paniculata

JK Marlow    jkm081009_001

October    Dorchester County    SC

Stem leaves 30 or more, not to slightly clasping, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

picture of Trilisa paniculata, image of Trilisa paniculata

JK Marlow    jkm081009_004

October    Dorchester County    SC

picture of Trilisa paniculata, image of Trilisa paniculata

JK Marlow    jkm081009_010

October    Dorchester County    SC

Leaves reminiscent of T. odoratissima, but narrower, per Weakley's Flora.