Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3156

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare, endemic to the Southeastern Coastal Plain

Look for it in peaty seepage bogs and wet pine savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Reddish-purple
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers sterile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Fall
Dark brown
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Balduina atropurpurea   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Balduina atropurpurea   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-68-002:
Balduina atropurpurea   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Endorima atropurpurea

 

COMMON NAME:
Purple-disk Honeycomb-head, Bog Honeycomb-head, Purple Balduina, Purple Honeycomb-head