Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3395

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

Look for it in thickets, meadows, glades, generally over circumneutral soils derived from calcareous or mafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring
Brown
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Packera paupercula var. paupercula   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Packera paupercula   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-19-006:
Senecio pauperculus   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Balsam Ragwort, Northern Meadow Groundsel