Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2747

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it moist to mesic savannas and flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

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

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

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carphephorus odoratissimus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-31-001:
Trilisa odoratissima   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Carphephorus odoratissimus var. odoratissimus

 

COMMON NAME:
Vanilla-leaf, Deer's-tongue, Pineland Purple