Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3633

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in GA Coastal Plain & GA Piedmont)

Look for it in forests and woodlands, woodland edges, roadbanks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile, or petioles to 3mm long

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: White
Rays: Absent
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Lustrous black
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Eupatorium pubescens   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eupatorium rotundifolium var. ovatum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-016b:
Eupatorium rotundifolium var. ovatum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Eupatorium rotundifolium

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Eupatorium pubescens

 

COMMON NAME:
Inland Roundleaf Eupatorium


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image of Eupatorium pubescens

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_eupu11_001_lvd

        

image of Eupatorium pubescens

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_e_pubescens_3

August        

Leaves 3-veined from the base or just above it, tending to be acute, per Weakley's Flora.