Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2967

Forb
Biennial

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

Rare in GA-NC-SC

Look for it in wet pine savannas, bogs, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer
Achene

 

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

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 (1968) 179-25-002:
Carduus lecontei   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
LeConte's Thistle