Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2975

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Uncommon

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

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: White
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in corymbs

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Oclemena reticulata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oclemena reticulata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-47-039:
Aster reticulatus   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Pine-barren Aster, Whitetop Aster