Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3622

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare in GA

Look for it in fields, pastures, roadsides, prairies, savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in rounded corymbose inflorescences

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):
Euthamia leptocephala   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Euthamia leptocephala   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Solidago leptocephala

 

COMMON NAME:
Mississippi Valley Flat-topped Goldenrod


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image of Euthamia leptocephala

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_eule4_001_lvd

        

image of Euthamia leptocephala

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_e_leptocephala_crop

September        

Involucres cylindric, 0.2" long, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Euthamia leptocephala

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_e_leptocephala_crop_2

September        

Flower heads small, numerous, in a flat-topped corymb, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Euthamia leptocephala

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_e_leptocephala_crop2b

September        

Leaves 10-20x long as wide, 1-3 nerved, inconspicuously resin-dotted, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.