OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Emilia fosbergii   FAMILY Asteraceae__   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Emilia fosbergii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Salmon Tasselflower, Cupid’s-shaving-brush


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image of Emilia fosbergii, Salmon Tasselflower, Cupid’s-shaving-brush

Keith Bradley    kab_e_fosbergii_76752

July    Miami-Dade County    FL

Corollas salmon or red-orange; involucre 1-2(-3)x as high as wide, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Emilia fosbergii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Emilia fosbergii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3945

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Old World tropics

Habitat: Disturbed areas, flower beds, landscaping, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate
Leaves sessile and auriculate to winged-petiolate and clasping

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Disc: Salmon or red-orange
Rays: Absent
Disc flowers bisexual and fertile (or inner functionally staminate)
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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