Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3790

Forb
Perennial

Native
Documented growing wild in (GA) (NC) (SC)

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers functionally staminate/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Flower heads with 12-17 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 (5/21/15):
Silphium asteriscus var. latifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Silphium trifoliatum var. latifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-54-007:
Silphium laevigatum   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2010)
Silphium asteriscus var. latifolium

 

COMMON NAME:
Whorled Rosinweed