Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4006

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare (an endemic)

Look for it in pinelands, Altamaha Grit outcrops, woodlands over ultramafic rocks., per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & low alternate
Basal leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Disc: Usually white, sometimes pale lavender
Rays: Absent
Disc flowers bisexual and fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Marshallia ramosa   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Marshallia ramosa   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Marshallia ramosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Pineland Barbara's-buttons, Southern Barbara's-buttons