Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3931

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare (endemic to the Buck Creek Serpentine Barren, Clay County, NC)

Look for it in serpentine barrens, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Brown
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Packera serpenticola   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Packera serpenticola   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN (MISAPPLIED TO OUR MATERIAL) (?) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Senecio plattensis

LESS THAN (MISAPPLIED) (?) Packera paupercula var. appalachiana

 

COMMON NAME:
Buck Creek Ragwort