Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3145

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in GA (rare in NC-SC)

Look for it in wet savannas, esp over coquina limestone ("marl"), per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Dark brown/Blackish
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Arnoglossum ovatum var. lanceolatum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arnoglossum ovatum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-18-001:
Cacalia lanceolata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Savanna Indian Plantain