Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


529

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it on sandy roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Blue/ Light violet (rarely white)
Disc: Yellow/Yellowish
Flower heads with 100-250 ray flowers
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Erigeron quercifolius   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Erigeron quercifolius   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-44-003:
Erigeron quercifolius   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Fleabane, Oakleaf Fleabane