Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3394

Forb
Perennial

Native: Tennessee
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it on flood-scoured rocks along rivers. Restricted to rocks within the flood zone of the Hiwassee and Ocoee Rivers, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate
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):
Pityopsis ruthii   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pityopsis ruthii   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990)
Chrysopsis ruthii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Heterotheca ruthii

 

COMMON NAME:
Ruth's Golden-aster