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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Polymnia laevigata   FAMILY Asteraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polymnia laevigata   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Tennessee Leafcup


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image of Polymnia laevigata, Tennessee Leafcup

JK Marlow    jkm110416_796

April    Etowah County    AL

Seedling.

image of Polymnia laevigata, Tennessee Leafcup

JK Marlow    jkm110416_803

April    Etowah County    AL

image of Polymnia laevigata, Tennessee Leafcup

JK Marlow    jkm110416_814

April    Etowah County    AL

Lower leaves to 12" long, deeply cut & lobed, hairless except on the veins, per Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Polymnia laevigata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polymnia laevigata   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3444

Forb
Perennial/Annual

Native to Georgia

Habitat: Bouldery slopes, coquina outcrops and rubble (in FL), 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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