Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Pluchea at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Stinking Fleabane, Marsh Fleabane, Stinking Camphorweed, Common Wild Quinine
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Terry Holdsclaw tdh_p_foetida_foetida
July Dare County NC
Glandular, often ~ cobwebby. Leaves sessile, usually broad-based & clasping, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Habitat: Seasonally wet areas, ditches, various other freshwater wetlands, per Weakley's Flora
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Basal & alternate
Leaves have sessile clasping bases.
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers p119
- Guide to the Wildflowers of SC p269
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast p187
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States p116
- Wild Flowers of NC, 2nd edition p260
- Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region p274