Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


547

Forb
Annual/Short-lived perennial

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

Common

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

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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 compositifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eupatorium compositifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-006:
Eupatorium compositifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Coastal Dog-fennel, Yankeeweed