Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


548

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Common in Coastal Plain, uncommon in SC Piedmont (rare in GA, rare elsewhere)

Look for it in swamp forests, pocosins, other wet, acidic habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 3-4

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Purplish-pink
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):
Eutrochium dubium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eutrochium dubium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-001:
Eupatorium dubium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Eupatorium dubium

SYNONYMOUS WITH Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Eupatoriadelphus dubius

 

COMMON NAME:
Coastal Plain Joe Pye Weed, Three-nerved Joe Pye Weed