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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lygodesmia aphylla   FAMILY Asteraceae_   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lygodesmia aphylla   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lygodesmia aphylla

 

COMMON NAME:
Rose-rush, Flowering Straw


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lygodesmia aphylla   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lygodesmia aphylla   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lygodesmia aphylla

 

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3123

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

LEAVES:
Simple - scale-like, inconspicuous

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Bluish-lavender (white)
Disc: Absent
Ray flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:

 

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