OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Eupatorium sessilifolium var. sessilifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__


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

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Eupatorium sessilifolium

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-34-017a:
Eupatorium sessilifolium var. sessilifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Eupatorium sessilifolium

 

COMMON NAME:
Upland Boneset, Sessile-leaf Eupatorium


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image of Eupatorium sessilifolium var. sessilifolium, Upland Boneset, Sessile-leaf Eupatorium

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_euse3_001_lvd

        

image of Eupatorium sessilifolium var. sessilifolium, Upland Boneset, Sessile-leaf Eupatorium

JK Marlow    jkm220715_9108

July    Greenville County    SC

Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve

image of Eupatorium sessilifolium var. sessilifolium, Upland Boneset, Sessile-leaf Eupatorium

Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_e_sessilifoliumses_13

August    Catawba County    NC

Stem hairy at the top but smooth below the inflorescence, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Eupatorium sessilifolium var. sessilifolium, Upland Boneset, Sessile-leaf Eupatorium

Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_esessilifoliumses_26b

August    Catawba County    NC

Leaves rounded at the base, margin finely toothed, with 1 main vein, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Eupatorium sessilifolium var. sessilifolium, Upland Boneset, Sessile-leaf Eupatorium

Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_e_sessilifoliumses_1

September    Catawba County    NC

Lvs generally broadest near base, membranaceous, averaging ~ 5x long as wide, per Weakley's Flora.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Eupatorium sessilifolium var. sessilifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

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

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Eupatorium sessilifolium

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-34-017a:
Eupatorium sessilifolium var. sessilifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Eupatorium sessilifolium

 

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558

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it open upland woodlands and woodland borders, especially calcareous or mafic, per Weakley's Flora

map
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partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Usually opposite, upper sometimes alternate
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: White
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Lustrous black
Achene

 

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