Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3444

Forb
Perennial/Annual

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it on bouldery slopes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Lower opposite, upper opposite or alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: White
Disc: Yellowish
Disc flowers staminate/ 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):
Polymnia laevigata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polymnia laevigata   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Tennessee Leafcup