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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Marshallia angustifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Marshallia graminifolia var. cynanthera   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Marshallia graminifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Biosystematic & phenetic analysis of Marshallia (Watson & Estes, 1990)
Marshallia graminifolia ssp. tenuifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Marshallia tenuifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Marshallia graminifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Grassleaf Barbara's-buttons, Gulf Coast Barbara's-buttons


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image of Marshallia angustifolia, Grassleaf Barbara's-buttons, Gulf Coast Barbara's-buttons

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_m_tenuifolia_3

July        

Flowers are borne in a single congested head at the tip of the stem, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

image of Marshallia angustifolia, Grassleaf Barbara's-buttons, Gulf Coast Barbara's-buttons

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_m_tenuifolia_9

July        

Members of this genus are glandular-dotted perennials w a peduncle over 5cm, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

image of Marshallia angustifolia, Grassleaf Barbara's-buttons, Gulf Coast Barbara's-buttons

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_m_tenuifolia_18

September        

Lvs basally disposed, either all below stem midpoint or upper markedly smaller, per Weakley's Flora.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Marshallia angustifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Marshallia graminifolia var. cynanthera   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Marshallia graminifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Biosystematic & phenetic analysis of Marshallia (Watson & Estes, 1990)
Marshallia graminifolia ssp. tenuifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Marshallia tenuifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Marshallia graminifolia

 

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3124

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Common

Habitat: pine savannas, seepage bogs, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & alternate
Basal leaves have petioles.
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Usually pale lavender to purplish, nearly white
Rays: Absent
Disc flowers bisexual and fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall?
Brownish
Achene

 

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