Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
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Common in Piedmont, uncommon in Mountains, rare in Coastal Plain
Habitat: Roadsides, fields, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora
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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)
Basal & low alternate
Ray flowers bisexual
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