Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4467

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare, an endemic

Look for it in mountain forests, grassy balds, at moderate to high elevations, per Weakley's Flora

map
To see a detailed map, click here

 

full sun partial shade shade

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

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, reduced upward

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellowish-white
Disc: Absent
Ray flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Nabalus cylindricus   FAMILY Asteraceae_

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Prenanthes roanensis   FAMILY Asteraceae_

INCLUDED WITHIN The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Nabalus roanensis

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-06-004?:
Prenanthes roanensis   FAMILY Asteraceae_

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Prenanthes cylindrica

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Nabalus cylindricus

 

COMMON NAME:
Cylindrical Rattlesnake-root, Appalachian Rattlesnake-root


No pictures are available at this time.