Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3720

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare, endemic to streambanks in parts of AL-GA

Look for it on streambanks over limestone or other calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual or functionally staminate/ Rays pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Jamesianthus alabamensis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Jamesianthus alabamensis   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Alabama Warbonnet


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image of Jamesianthus alabamensis

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_j_alabamensis_2

September        

Disc florets all bisexual or the inner functionally staminate, per Flora of North America.

image of Jamesianthus alabamensis

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_j_alabamensis_3

September        

image of Jamesianthus alabamensis

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_j_alabamensis_4

September        

Ray florets 6-8 and [in contrast to Helianthus] fertile, per Flora of North America.