Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3162

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare (an endemic)

Look for it in sandhills, dry flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Pityopsis aspera   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Heterotheca aspera

 

COMMON NAME:
Pineland Silkgrass, Sticky Golden-aster, Grassleaf Aster, Grass-leaved Golden-aster