Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
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Native: west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Habitat: Prairies and woodland openings, per Weakley's Flora
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Leaves are sessile or clasping.
Disc flowers functionally staminate/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Flower heads with 12-36 ray flowers, notched at apex
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