OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Eutrochium purpureum var. carolinianum   FAMILY Asteraceae__   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eutrochium purpureum var. carolinianum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Eupatorium purpureum var. purpureum

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-34-004?:
Eupatorium purpureum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Eupatorium trifoliatum

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN -
Eupatoriadelphus purpureus

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Joe-Pye-weed, Downy Sweet Joe-Pye-weed


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image of Eutrochium purpureum var. carolinianum, Carolina Joe-Pye-weed, Downy Sweet Joe-Pye-weed

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_e_purpureum_car1

June    Union County    NC

Stem solid, greenish, often dark purple at the nodes, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Eutrochium purpureum var. carolinianum, Carolina Joe-Pye-weed, Downy Sweet Joe-Pye-weed

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_e_purpureum_car1b

June    Union County    NC

Leaves ovate to broadly elliptical; teeth acute to blunt, 1-serrate, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Eutrochium purpureum var. carolinianum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eutrochium purpureum var. carolinianum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Eupatorium purpureum var. purpureum

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-34-004?:
Eupatorium purpureum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Eupatorium trifoliatum

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN -
Eupatoriadelphus purpureus

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3647

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Dry forests, woodlands, oak savannas, and roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of (2-)3-4(-5)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Pale purplish-pink
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Lustrous black
Achene

 

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