Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2748

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Common (rare in Piedmont)

Look for it in sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate & basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Whitish/ Pinkish/ Purplish
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Fall
Blackish
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Liatris elegans var. elegans   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Liatris elegans var. elegans   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-30-013:
Liatris elegans   FAMILY Asteraceae__

GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database
Liatris elegans var. flabellata

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Elegant Blazing-star