Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Uncommon

Look for it in marl fens, wet calcareous meadows, cove forests, grassy balds, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 3-6

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 maculatum var. maculatum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eutrochium maculatum var. maculatum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-002:
Eupatorium maculatum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Eupatorium maculatum var. maculatum

LESS THAN Phylogeny & biogeography of Eupatorium (Schmidt & Schilling, 2000)
Eupatoriadelphus maculatus

 

COMMON NAME:
Spotted Joe Pye Weed