Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

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

Look for it in moist to fairly dry woodlands & forests, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers functionally staminate/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Flower heads with 5(6) ray flowers
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Black/Brown
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Chrysogonum virginianum +   FAMILY Asteraceae

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Chrysogonum virginianum +   FAMILY Asteraceae

VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-56-001:
Chrysogonum virginianum +   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Green-and-gold