Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3971

Forb
Annual

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in mucky areas around pine flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Reddish-purple
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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Helianthus agrestis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Helianthus agrestis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Helianthus agrestis

 

COMMON NAME:
Southeastern Sunflower