Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3435

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common, endemic to moderate to high elevations of the Southern Appalachians

Look for it in moist forests, often abundant at high elevations, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Petioles 1.5-6cm long

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: White
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Lustrous black

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ageratina altissima var. roanensis   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ageratina altissima var. roanensis   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-021?:
Eupatorium rugosum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Eupatorium rugosum var. roanense

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Eupatorium roanensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Appalachian White Snakeroot, Appalachian Milk-poison