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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Pityopsis aspera var. aspera   FAMILY Asteraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pityopsis aspera var. aspera   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Pityopsis aspera var. aspera

INCLUDED WITHIN Taxonomic synopsis of Pityopsis (Asteraceae) (Nesom, 2019)
Pityopsis aspera

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990)
Chrysopsis graminifolia var. aspera

SYNONYMOUS WITH A biosystematic study of Heterotheca section Pityopsis (Bowers, 1972)
Heterotheca aspera

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Pityopsis aspera

 

COMMON NAME:
Pineland Silkgrass, Sticky Goldenaster, Grassleaf Goldenaster


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Pityopsis aspera var. aspera   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pityopsis aspera var. aspera   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Pityopsis aspera var. aspera

INCLUDED WITHIN Taxonomic synopsis of Pityopsis (Asteraceae) (Nesom, 2019)
Pityopsis aspera

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990)
Chrysopsis graminifolia var. aspera

SYNONYMOUS WITH A biosystematic study of Heterotheca section Pityopsis (Bowers, 1972)
Heterotheca aspera

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Pityopsis aspera

 

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3162

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare (an endemic)

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, dry flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Reddish-brown/Black
Achene

 

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