OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Arnoglossum ovatum var. lanceolatum   FAMILY Asteraceae__   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arnoglossum ovatum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Arnoglossum ovatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-18-001:
Cacalia lanceolata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Mesadenia lanceolata

 

COMMON NAME:
Savanna Indian-plantain


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image of Arnoglossum ovatum var. lanceolatum, Savanna Indian-plantain

Keith Bradley    kab_a_ovatum_09134

April    Collier County    FL

Big Cypress National Preserve

Flowers borne in numerous upright heads within a flat-topped inflorescence, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Arnoglossum ovatum var. lanceolatum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arnoglossum ovatum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Arnoglossum ovatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-18-001:
Cacalia lanceolata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Mesadenia lanceolata

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3145

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in GA (rare in NC-SC)

Habitat: Wet pine savannas, especially over coquina limestone ("marl"), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Creamy-white
Rays: Absent
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Dark brown/Blackish
Achene

 

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