Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3559

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in diabase barrens and fire-maintained woodlands over greenstone, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & low alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brownish
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Marshallia legrandii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Marshallia legrandii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-72-004?:
Marshallia grandiflora   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Oak Barrens Barbara's-buttons