OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Marshallia legrandii   FAMILY Asteraceae__   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Marshallia legrandii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Marshallia legrandii

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-72-004?:
Marshallia grandiflora   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Oak Barrens Barbara's-buttons


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image of Marshallia legrandii, Oak Barrens Barbara's-buttons

Will Stuart    wil_7215059316_4d432b27b9

May    Orange County    NC

North Carolina Botanical Garden

Flower heads solitary, corollas medium pink, per Weakley's Flora.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Marshallia legrandii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Marshallia legrandii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Marshallia legrandii

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-72-004?:
Marshallia grandiflora   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

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3559

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Rare (an endemic)

Habitat: diabase barrens and fire-maintained woodlands over greenstone, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & low alternate
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Summer
Disc: Pink
Rays: Absent
Disc flowers bisexual and fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brownish
Achene

 

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