Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2978

Forb
Annual/Biennial

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

Uncommon (rare in SC), endemic

Look for it in longleaf pine/ turkey oak sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Blackish-purple
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers sterile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Blackish
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Rudbeckia mollis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rudbeckia mollis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-61-004:
Rudbeckia mollis   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Soft-haired Coneflower, Woolly Coneflower