Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3557

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

Look for it in pine barrens, dry road banks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Blue/ Violet
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in corymbs

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):
Eurybia spectabilis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eurybia spectabilis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-47-012:
Aster spectabilis   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Low Showy Aster