OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Eurybia paludosa   FAMILY Asteraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eurybia paludosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Eurybia paludosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-47-014:
Aster paludosus   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Savannah Grass-leaved Aster, Southern Swamp Aster


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image of Eurybia paludosa, Savannah Grass-leaved Aster, Southern Swamp Aster

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_aspa2_001_lvd

        

image of Eurybia paludosa, Savannah Grass-leaved Aster, Southern Swamp Aster

Will Stuart    wil_eurybia_paludosa_0712

October    Scotland    NC

North Carolina Sandhills Gamelands

A cluster of blossoms in a roadside seep. — Will Stuart

image of Eurybia paludosa, Savannah Grass-leaved Aster, Southern Swamp Aster

Will Stuart    wil_eurybia_paludosa_2055

November    Richmond    NC

North Carolina Sandhills Gamelands

Grass-like leaves that sheath often-red stems help distinguish this species. — Will Stuart

image of Eurybia paludosa, Savannah Grass-leaved Aster, Southern Swamp Aster

Will Stuart    wil_eurybia_paludosa_3205

November    Richmond    NC

North Carolina Sandhills Gamelands

Blooming well into autumn: Here are two blossoms in a wet seep in November. — Will Stuart

image of Eurybia paludosa, Savannah Grass-leaved Aster, Southern Swamp Aster

Will Stuart    wil4090008283_46e60ef1be

November    Horry County    SC

Lewis Ocean Bay Heritage Preserve

Ray flowers 15-35, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Eurybia paludosa, Savannah Grass-leaved Aster, Southern Swamp Aster

Will Stuart    wil4090774888_17ee6af4e3

November    Horry County    SC

Lewis Ocean Bay Heritage Preserve

Pollinator at work

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Eurybia paludosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eurybia paludosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Eurybia paludosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-47-014:
Aster paludosus   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3008

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain

Habitat: Wet pine savannas, hillside seepage bogs, longleaf pine sandhill / pocosin ecotones, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate (basal leaves absent or withered at flowering)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Blue/ Violet
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary

Flower heads in corymbs

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Dark brown
Achene

 

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