Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3716

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Mexico
Documented growing wild in - - -

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate, lowest often opposite
Petioles 3-8cm long

FLOWER:
WinterFall
Rays: Orange sometimes yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers sterile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Tithonia rotundifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Tithonia rotundifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Mexican Sunflower, Clavel de Muerto