Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


557

Forb
Perennial

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

Common (uncommon in NC-SC Mountains)

Look for it in interdune swales, fields, open forests, powerline rights-of-way, tidal marshes, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Petioles 1-4cm long

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 serotinum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eupatorium serotinum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-020:
Eupatorium serotinum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Late-flowering Boneset, Late-flowering Thoroughwort, Late Eupatorium, Late Boneset


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image of Eupatorium serotinum

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_euse2_001_lvd

        

image of Eupatorium serotinum

JK Marlow    jkm100624_007

June    Greenville County    SC

Formerly coastal in our area, now spread inland along corridors of disturbance, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Eupatorium serotinum

JK Marlow    jkm100624_008

June    Greenville County    SC

Leaf tips tapering, margins coarsely serrate, petioles 1-4cm, purplish, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.

image of Eupatorium serotinum

JK Marlow    jkm100624_009

June    Greenville County    SC

Leaves palmately nerved, sparsely hairy, margins sharply serrate, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Eupatorium serotinum

Keith Bradley    kab_e_serotinum_4006

August    Miami-Dade County    FL

image of Eupatorium serotinum

Keith Bradley    kab_e_serotinum_4011

August    Miami-Dade County    FL

image of Eupatorium serotinum

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_e_serotinum_5

September        

Inflorescence is flat-topped to rounded and gently spreading, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.