Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3387

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Common (an endemic)

Look for it in upland deciduous forests and woodlands, woodland borders, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Purplish-blue
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Vernonia flaccidifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Vernonia flaccidifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Tennessee Ironweed