OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Hypochaeris glabra   FAMILY Asteraceae_   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypochaeris glabra   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-13-003:
Hypochoeris glabra   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hypochaeris glabra

 

COMMON NAME:
Smooth Cat's-ear


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Hypochaeris glabra   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypochaeris glabra   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-13-003:
Hypochoeris glabra   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hypochaeris glabra

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4369

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Europe

Common in GA & SC (rare in NC)

Habitat: Roadsides, fields, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Absent
Ray flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Achene

 

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