Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
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Pine-barren Aster, Whitetop Aster
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Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Habitat: Wet pine flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora
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Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Flower heads in corymbs
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers p118
- Wildflowers of the Carolina Lowcountry p164
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States p112