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