Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2749

Forb
Annual

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

Common (rare in Mountains, uncommon in NC Piedmont)

Look for it in sandy soils of fields, roadsides, and sandhill woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
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 (5/21/15):
Croptilon divaricatum   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Croptilon divaricatum   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-48-001:
Haplopappus divaricatus   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Isopappus divaricatus

 

COMMON NAME:
Scratch-daisy, Goldenweed