Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3133

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare, the distribution fragmented

Look for it in nutrient-rich, moist to dry, forests and woodlands over diabase, limestone, coquina limestone, or other basic rocks, or on rich alluvium, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Petioles 1-8cm long

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Lustrous black
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Fleischmannia incarnata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Fleischmannia incarnata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-023:
Eupatorium incarnatum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Pink Thoroughwort, Pink Eupatorium


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image of Fleischmannia incarnata, Pink Thoroughwort, Pink Eupatorium

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_euin_001_lvd

        

image of Fleischmannia incarnata, Pink Thoroughwort, Pink Eupatorium

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_f_incarnata_pink

May        

This erect weak-stemmed herb typically produces numerous branches, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

image of Fleischmannia incarnata, Pink Thoroughwort, Pink Eupatorium

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_f_incarnata_pink_2

May        

Similar to E. coelestinum but corollas pink to purplish, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

image of Fleischmannia incarnata, Pink Thoroughwort, Pink Eupatorium

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_f_incarnata_pink_b

May        

Stalked, triangular, coarsely toothed lvs w 3 primary veins arising at base, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.