Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3787

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare, endemic to a portion of TN, nw. GA & n. AL

Look for it in prairies, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate, sometimes opposite (basal leaves persistent)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Pale yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers functionally staminate/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Flower heads with 13(10-20) ray flowers, notched at apex
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):
Silphium mohrii   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Silphium mohrii   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Shaggy Rosinweed