Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3380

Forb
Perennial
Polygamo-dioecious

Native: probably persistent from cultivation in NC, seemingly native northward
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare in NC

Look for it in dry open places, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Yellowish
Rays: Absent
Mostly unisexual, heads either staminate or primarily pistillate
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Anaphalis margaritacea   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Anaphalis margaritacea   FAMILY Asteraceae__

(?) Linnaeus
Gnaphalium margaritaceum

 

COMMON NAME:
Pearly Everlasting