Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales
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Read more about Red Spiderling at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Flora of North America
Red Spiderling, Spreading Hogweed
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August Miami-Dade County FL
Inflorescence branches divergent, terminating in clusters of 2-5 flowers, per Flora of North America.
Native to South Carolina & Georgia (possibly introduced in NC)
Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, vacant lots, road shoulders, other dry disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora
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Leaves have petioles.
Purplish-red to reddish-pink or nearly white
5-lobed campanulate-to-rotate, petaloid calyx
Flowers in dichasial panicles
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