OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Tagetes minuta   FAMILY Asteraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Tagetes minuta   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-78-001:
Tagetes minuta   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Tagetes minuta

 

COMMON NAME:
Muster John Henry, Southern Cone Marigold, Mexican Marigold


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image of Tagetes minuta, Muster John Henry, Southern Cone Marigold, Mexican Marigold

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_tagetes_minuta4

September    Moore County    NC

Pungent aromatic, glabrous, annual herbs. Stems erect, 0.5-2m tall, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Tagetes minuta, Muster John Henry, Southern Cone Marigold, Mexican Marigold

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_tagetes_minuta4b

September    Moore County    NC

Involucres cylindric. Flowers yellow, rays 1-3mm long; disc flowers 3-4mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Tagetes minuta   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Tagetes minuta   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-78-001:
Tagetes minuta   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Tagetes minuta

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4457

Forb
Annual

Non-native: South America

Common in SC Coastal Plain, uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Habitat: Sandy fields, pecan orchards, sandy roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple and pinnately dissected, or pinnately compound
Opposite (upper leaves often alternate)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate
Inferior ovary

Flower heads in ± corymbiform clusters

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlets black
Nutlet

 

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