Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3472

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare in NC

Look for it in upland forests, woodland borders, marsh edges, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile, or petioles to 2mm long

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Lustrous black
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Eupatorium saltuense   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eupatorium altissimum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-014:
Eupatorium saltuense   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Tall Thoroughwort, Tall Boneset, Pasture Eupatorium