Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3009

Forb
Perennial
Has milky sap (latex)

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

Common in NC Mountains, uncommon or rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Look for it in dry forests, on woodland margins, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, reduced upward (basal leaves usually absent at flowering)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Absent
Ray flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hieracium scabrum   FAMILY Asteraceae_

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hieracium scabrum var. scabrum   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-10-009:
Hieracium scabrum   FAMILY Asteraceae_

 

COMMON NAME:
Rough Hawkweed