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 (uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Mountains)

Look for it in savannas, seepage bogs, woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile, or petioles to 3mm long

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: White
Rays: Absent
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 rotundifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eupatorium rotundifolium var. rotundifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-016a:
Eupatorium rotundifolium var. rotundifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Eupatorium rotundifolium

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Roundleaf Boneset, Common Roundleaf Thoroughwort, Common Roundleaf Eupatorium


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_euve4_001_lvd

        

image of Eupatorium rotundifolium

JK Marlow    jkm0505q_08

May    Williamsburg County    SC

The 2 sides of each tooth usually distinctly convex-curved, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Eupatorium rotundifolium

JK Marlow    jkm140524_181

May    Spartanburg County    SC

Leaves sessile or nearly so, palmately veined, softly hairy and glandular, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Eupatorium rotundifolium

JK Marlow    jkm0407d_32

July    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

image of Eupatorium rotundifolium

JK Marlow    jkm0407d_33

July    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

The 2 principal lateral veins diverging directly from the base of the midrib, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Eupatorium rotundifolium

JK Marlow    jkm0507j_37

July    Greenville County    SC

Wildcat Falls Wayside Park

Heads numerous, in a flat-topped corymb with opposite, hairy branches, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Eupatorium rotundifolium

Keith Bradley    kab_e_rotundifolium_72963

August    Collier County    FL

Big Cypress National Preserve

image of Eupatorium rotundifolium

JK Marlow    jkm180914_4738

September    Greenville County    SC

image of Eupatorium rotundifolium

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmerotundifoli_oceanbay

Month Unknown    Horry County    SC

Lewis Ocean Bay Heritage Preserve

Involucres 5-flowered, bracts obtuse to acute, apices and margins white, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.