Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Confederate Daisy at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
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Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_helianthus_porteri
Ray florets 7-8. Disc florets with yellow lobes. Anthers and appendages dark, per Flora of North America.
Native to South Carolina & Georgia (introduced into NC)
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC
Rare to uncommon, endemic to AL-GA-SC Piedmont
Habitat: In shallow soils over granite on low-elevation granite domes or flatrocks, per Weakley's Flora
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Alternate, or the lower opposite
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate but sterile
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