OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cirsium lecontei   FAMILY Asteraceae__   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cirsium lecontei   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-25-002:
Carduus lecontei   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
LeConte's Thistle


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cirsium lecontei   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cirsium lecontei   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-25-002:
Carduus lecontei   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

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2967

Forb
Biennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Wet pine savannas, bogs, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Leaf margins spiny

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Disc: Purplish
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Achene

 

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