Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3093

Forb
Annual

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

Common

Look for it on dunes, in old fields, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate (basal usually withered by flowering)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Rays: White/Lavender (few, 1-2mm long)
Disc: Yellow/Yellowish
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellowish
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Conyza canadensis var. pusilla   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Conyza canadensis var. pusilla   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-44-008b:
Erigeron canadensis var. pusillus   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Erigeron pusillus

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Horseweed