Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3846

Forb
Perennial

Native: Southwest US

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

SC Department of Agriculture Noxious Weed List, 2004
Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2009

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Reddish
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

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Helianthus ciliaris   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Texas Blueweed