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 (rare in NC-SC Mountains)

Look for it on roadbanks, in pastures, fields, disturbed areas, dry woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly in whorls of 3 or 4
Petioles obscured by decurrent blade

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):
Eupatorium hyssopifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eupatorium hyssopifolium +   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN (REJECTED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-013:
Eupatorium hyssopifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Hyssopleaf Boneset, Hyssopleaf Thoroughwort, Hyssopleaf Eupatorium


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_euhy_001_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    s040103_b

January    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

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JK Marlow    jkm180711_3383

July    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm180711_3385

July    Greenville County    SC

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Roxanna Martin    rlm73109_101

July    Spartanburg County    SC

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Roxanna Martin    rlm82210_99

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Involucres cylindric, 5-flowered; bracts obtuse->acute, apices & margins white, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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Roxanna Martin    rlm82310_51

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Flowers discoid, perfect, white, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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Roxanna Martin    rlm82310_55

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Principal leaves entire to obscurely toothed, mostly in whorls of 3 or 4, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm080906_015

September    Greenville County    SC

Principal leaves 2-7cm long, 1-5mm wide, 10-40x as long as wide, per Weakley's Flora.

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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmehyssopifolium_home

September    Anderson County    SC

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Roxanna Martin    rlm9510_25

September    Spartanburg County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm0110b_10a

October    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

Pollinator at work

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JK Marlow    jkm0210j_19

October    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

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Roxanna Martin    rlm10910_489

October    Spartanburg County    SC

Pappus whitish, 4 to 5.5 mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    s021026_b

October    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

Flowers white to cream-colored, in a broad flat-topped corymb, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

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JK Marlow    s071021_j2

October    Pickens County    SC

Roadside