Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


543

Forb
Perennial

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

Common in Coastal Plain (uncommon in Piedmont, rare in NC Mtns)

Look for it in dry woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile, or petioles to 6mm long

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: White
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Lustrous black
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Eupatorium album   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eupatorium album var. album   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-007:
Eupatorium album   FAMILY Asteraceae__

GREATER THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Eupatorium album var. album

GREATER THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Eupatorium album var. glandulosum

 

COMMON NAME:
White Boneset, White-bracted Thoroughwort, White Thoroughwort, White Eupatorium


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image of Eupatorium album

JK Marlow    jkm110415_502

April    Carroll County    GA

image of Eupatorium album

JK Marlow    jkm110415_509b

April    Carroll County    GA

image of Eupatorium album

JK Marlow    jkm180711_3386

July    Greenville County    SC

image of Eupatorium album

JK Marlow    jkm180810_3693

August    Greenville County    SC

image of Eupatorium album

JK Marlow    jkm180810_3696

August    Greenville County    SC

image of Eupatorium album

JK Marlow    jkm180810_3702

August    Greenville County    SC

image of Eupatorium album

JK Marlow    jkm180810_3703

August    Greenville County    SC

image of Eupatorium album

JK Marlow    jkm180818_3878

August    Greenville County    SC

image of Eupatorium album

JK Marlow    jkm180831_4419

August    Greenville County    SC

image of Eupatorium album

JK Marlow    jkm180831_4421

August    Greenville County    SC

image of Eupatorium album

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_eupatorium_album_2

August        

The Sandhills' only Eupatorium w lower leaves distinctly larger than upper, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

image of Eupatorium album

JK Marlow    jkm151017_479

October    Columbia County    GA

Leaves elliptic to lanceolate, 5-12cm long, crenate to serrate, base cuneate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Eupatorium album

JK Marlow    jkm151017_481

October    Columbia County    GA

Hairy lower stem & coarsely toothed leaves with a tapering base, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Eupatorium album

JK Marlow    jkm161001_857

September    Chesterfield County    SC

Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge

Longest petioles to 6mm, or leaves sessile, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Eupatorium album

JK Marlow    jkm161001_858

September    Chesterfield County    SC

Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge

Leaves are sessile, coarsely toothed, mostly elliptical in outline, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

image of Eupatorium album

JK Marlow    jkm161001_859

September    Chesterfield County    SC

Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge

Creamy-white flower heads are borne in a branched flat-topped inflorescence, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.