Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3106

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in wet savannas, natural ponds, marshes, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Leaves have sessile auriculate-clasping bases.

FLOWER:
Summer
Disc: Pink
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Black
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Pluchea baccharis   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pluchea rosea   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-36-001:
Pluchea rosea   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Pluchea rosea var. rosea

 

COMMON NAME:
Marsh Fleabane, Rosy Camphorweed


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image of Pluchea baccharis, Marsh Fleabane, Rosy Camphorweed

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_pluchea_rosea

July        

image of Pluchea baccharis, Marsh Fleabane, Rosy Camphorweed

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_pluchea_roseab

July        

image of Pluchea baccharis, Marsh Fleabane, Rosy Camphorweed

Will Stuart    wil_9583922748_b

August    Charleston County    SC

Francis Marion National Forest

Lvs oblong to elliptic-oblong, auriculate-clasping, sessile, w serrate margins, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Pluchea baccharis, Marsh Fleabane, Rosy Camphorweed

Will Stuart    wil_9583922748_b7b81973ff

August    Charleston County    SC

Francis Marion National Forest

Lateral branches usually overtopping the central, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Pluchea baccharis, Marsh Fleabane, Rosy Camphorweed

Will Stuart    wil_9583922748_c

August    Charleston County    SC

Francis Marion National Forest

Flower heads usually less than 1/4" tall, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.