Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2854

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in seasonally wet areas, ditches, various other freshwater wetlands, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate
Leaves have sessile clasping bases.

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Pinkish
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Pluchea foetida var. foetida   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pluchea foetida var. foetida   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-36-002:
Pluchea foetida   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Stinking Fleabane, Marsh Fleabane, Stinking Camphorweed, Common Wild Quinine