Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
For more information about this very rare plant, read the US Fish & Wildlife Service's fact sheet.
Read more from the South Carolina Plant Conservation Alliance.
Read more about Balduina at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 19-20-21 (2006)
SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-68-002:
Balduina atropurpurea FAMILY Asteraceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Purple-disk Honeycomb-head, Bog Honeycomb-head, Purple Balduina, Purple Honeycomb-head
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Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 19-20-21
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Rare (historically in NC Coastal Plain, but not recently seen)
CLICK HERE to see a map, notes, and images from Weakley's Flora of the Southeastern US.
Click here to see a map showing all occurrences known to SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria. (Zoom in to see more detail.)
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers sterile
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers (Nelson, 2006) p169
- Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia (Chafin, 2007) p059
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States (Duncan & Duncan, 1999) p127
- Field Guide to the Wildflowers of Georgia (Chafin, 2016) p059
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