Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

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

Common (uncommon in Piedmont & Mountains)

Look for it in woodlands & forests, usually xeric, & often fire-maintained, sandhills, also woodland edges, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Petioles 2-20mm 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):
Ageratina aromatica   FAMILY Asteraceae__

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ageratina aromatica var. aromatica   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-022:
Eupatorium aromaticum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database
Ageratina aromatica var. incisa

 

COMMON NAME:
Small-leaved White Snakeroot, Aromatic Snakeroot, Wild-hoarhound, Small White Snakeroot


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picture of Eupatorium aromaticum, image of Ageratina aromatica

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_euar7_001_lvd

        

picture of Eupatorium aromaticum, image of Ageratina aromatica

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_ageratina_aromatica

August        

picture of Eupatorium aromaticum, image of Ageratina aromatica

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_ageratina_aromatica_2

August        

Corolla lobes densely long-pubescent, per Weakley's Flora.

picture of Eupatorium aromaticum, image of Ageratina aromatica

JK Marlow    jkm060928_063

September    York County    SC

Utility right-of-way

Petioles 0.2-2 cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

picture of Eupatorium aromaticum, image of Ageratina aromatica

JK Marlow    jkm0510f_14

October    Oconee County    SC

picture of Eupatorium aromaticum, image of Ageratina aromatica

JK Marlow    jkm061029_111

October    Oconee County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Andrew Pickens Ranger District

Flowers all discoid, corollas white. Involucres 13-15 flowered, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

picture of Eupatorium aromaticum, image of Ageratina aromatica

JK Marlow    jkm061029_113

October    Oconee County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Andrew Pickens Ranger District

Like A. altissima, but leaves smaller with blunt teeth and short petioles, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


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