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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Nabalus barbatus   FAMILY Asteraceae_   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Prenanthes barbata   FAMILY Asteraceae_

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Nabalus integrifolius

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Prenanthes serpentaria var. barbata

 

COMMON NAME:
Barbed Rattlesnake-root, Flatwoods Rattlesnake-root, Prairie Lion’s-foot


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image of Nabalus barbatus, Barbed Rattlesnake-root, Flatwoods Rattlesnake-root, Prairie Lion’s-foot

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_p_barbata_141

July        

image of Nabalus barbatus, Barbed Rattlesnake-root, Flatwoods Rattlesnake-root, Prairie Lion’s-foot

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_prenanthes_barbata_3

July        

Phyllaries densely setose [covered with bristles], per Weakley's Flora (2012).


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE involucral bracts of Rattlesnake-root

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Nabalus barbatus   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Prenanthes barbata   FAMILY Asteraceae_

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Nabalus integrifolius

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Prenanthes serpentaria var. barbata

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3754

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Rare

Habitat: limestone glades, calcareous barrens, and calcareous oak flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, reduced upward

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall

Disc: Absent Ray flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Reddish-brown
Achene

 

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