Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


545

Forb
Annual/Short-lived perennial

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

Common (uncommon in Mountains, rare in NC Mountains)

Look for it in disturbed soils, old fields, clearcuts, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple: Dissected
Lower opposite, upper alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Creamy-white/ Purplish
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 capillifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eupatorium capillifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-005a:
Eupatorium capillifolium var. capillifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Dog-fennel, Summer Cedar, Yankeeweed