Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3493

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in bogs and fens, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring
Brown
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Packera crawfordii   FAMILY Asteraceae

(?) LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Packera paupercula   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-19-006?:
Senecio pauperculus   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Senecio crawfordii

LESS THAN Flora of North America
Packera paupercula

 

COMMON NAME:
Ragwort, Groundsel