OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Carphephorus corymbosus   FAMILY Asteraceae__   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carphephorus corymbosus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-32-003?:
Carphephorus corymbosus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Florida Paintbrush, Coastal Plain Chaffhead


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image of Carphephorus corymbosus, Florida Paintbrush, Coastal Plain Chaffhead

Keith Bradley    kab_c_corymbosus_79790

September    Highlands County    FL

Kissimmee Prairie State Park

Its inflorescence is typically more tightly clustered than C. odoratissimus, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

image of Carphephorus corymbosus, Florida Paintbrush, Coastal Plain Chaffhead

Keith Bradley    kab_c_corymbosus_70115

October    Marion County    FL

Silver River State Park

Phyllaries in 3 series, broadly elliptic, glabrous, eglandular, apices rounded, per Flora of North America.

image of Carphephorus corymbosus, Florida Paintbrush, Coastal Plain Chaffhead

Keith Bradley    kab_c_corymbosus_70118

October    Marion County    FL

Silver River State Park

Perennial to about 1m with a single finely and densely hairy stem, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Carphephorus corymbosus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carphephorus corymbosus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-32-003?:
Carphephorus corymbosus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3122

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Habitat: Wet flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate (reduced upward)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Lavender/Pink
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Blackish
Achene

 

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