Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3727

Forb
Annual

Native to South Carolina & Georgia (introduced into NC)
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare to uncommon, endemic to AL-GA-SC Piedmont

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, or the lower opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate but sterile
Inferior ovary

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):
Helianthus porteri   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Helianthus porteri   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Viguiera porteri

 

COMMON NAME:
Confederate Daisy