Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Multivariate studies of Solidago subsect. Squarrosae. (Semple, Tong, & Chong, 2017)
INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 19-20-21 (2006)
NameThatPlant has no pictures at this time. You might try this link: Flora of the Southeastern United States
Multivariate studies of Solidago subsect. Squarrosae. (Semple, Tong, & Chong, 2017)
Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 19-20-21
Native to Georgia
CLICK HERE to see a map, notes, and images from Weakley's Flora of the Southeastern US.
Click here to see a map showing all occurrences known to SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria. (Zoom in to see more detail.)
Midstem leaves not 3-nerved
Leaves basally disposed (basal & lower stem leaves larger, petiolate, & usually persistent); middle and upper stem leaves smaller & less petiolate
Alternate, often also basal
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Flower heads in elongate cylindrical inflorescences which are often interrupted (heads on short divergent lateral branches)
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
If a search such as "Carex leptalea var. leptalea" doesn't deliver the results you want, try "Carex leptalea".
Or, to minimize chances of a misspelling, try just "Carex le".
Less is more: If "pencil flower" doesn't deliver the results you want, try "pencil".
Or try alternate spellings: If "wooly" doesn't work, try "woolly" or just "wool".