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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Trilisa paniculata   FAMILY Asteraceae__   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carphephorus paniculatus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Carphephorus paniculatus

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-31-002:
Trilisa paniculata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

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


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image of Trilisa paniculata, Deer's-tongue, Hairy Chaffhead, Panicled Chaffhead

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

        

image of Trilisa paniculata, Deer's-tongue, Hairy Chaffhead, Panicled Chaffhead

Will Stuart    wil_t_paniculata_1048

September    Brunswick County    NC

Green Swamp

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

image of Trilisa paniculata, Deer's-tongue, Hairy Chaffhead, Panicled Chaffhead

Will Stuart    wil_t_paniculata_1050

September    Brunswick County    NC

Green Swamp

image of Trilisa paniculata, Deer's-tongue, Hairy Chaffhead, Panicled Chaffhead

Will Stuart    wil_t_paniculata_1399

September    Brunswick County    NC

Green Swamp

Capitulescence a cylindrical thrysoid panicle [here w Palamedes Swallowtail], per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Trilisa paniculata, Deer's-tongue, Hairy Chaffhead, Panicled Chaffhead

Will Stuart    wil_t_paniculata_720

September    Brunswick County    NC

Green Swamp

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

image of Trilisa paniculata, Deer's-tongue, Hairy Chaffhead, Panicled Chaffhead

JK Marlow    jkm081009_001

October    Dorchester County    SC

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

image of Trilisa paniculata, Deer's-tongue, Hairy Chaffhead, Panicled Chaffhead

JK Marlow    jkm081009_004

October    Dorchester County    SC

image of Trilisa paniculata, Deer's-tongue, Hairy Chaffhead, Panicled Chaffhead

JK Marlow    jkm081009_010

October    Dorchester County    SC

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

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carphephorus paniculatus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Carphephorus paniculatus

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-31-002:
Trilisa paniculata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2746

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: pine savannas and flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate (reduced upward)

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown/Black
Achene

 

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