Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3473

Forb
Perennial

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

Common in Coastal Plain

Look for it swamp forests, seepage bogs, savannas, claybased Carolina bays, other wetlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 3
Petioles 1-10mm 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 semiserratum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eupatorium semiserratum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-011:
Eupatorium semiserratum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Olive Eupatorium, Threeleaf Eupatorium


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image of Eupatorium semiserratum

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_euse_001_lvd

        

image of Eupatorium semiserratum

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_e_semiserratum2

August    Hoke County    NC

Its olive-green color, coupled with its whorls of 3 leaves, set this apart, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.