Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


617

Forb
Annual

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

Common

Look for it in openings, woodlands, coastal dunes, sandy pinelands, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Whitish/Pinkish
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium ssp. obtusifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-40-001:
Gnaphalium obtusifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database
Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium ssp. praecox

 

COMMON NAME:
Fragrant Rabbit Tobacco, Sweet Everlasting, Catfoot


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image of Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_gnob_001_lvd

        

image of Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium

JK Marlow    s000619_c

June    Greenville County    SC

Leaves almost hairless above, densely matted white hairy beneath, sessile, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.

image of Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium

Carrie Hannah Penn    chp_g_obtusifolium_plant

August    DeKalb County    GA

Stone Mountain Park

Leaves are narrowed at the base and do not clasp the stem, per Newcomb's Wildflower Guide.

image of Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium

JK Marlow    jkm120908_461

September    Greenville County    SC

image of Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium

JK Marlow    jkm120908_465

September    Greenville County    SC

Flowers whitish to pale yellow, bracts white woolly hairy, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.

image of Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium

JK Marlow    jkm0410n_21

October    Oconee County    SC

Dried leaves remain during winter, twisted to reveal whitish undersides, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.

image of Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium

JK Marlow    jkm061001_030

October    Greenville County    SC

image of Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium

JK Marlow    jkm061028_016

October    Pickens County    SC

Nutlets are released with and without plumes, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_g_obtusifolium_4

October        

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JK Marlow    jkm0311a_22

November    Pickens County    SC

Roadside

Emits fragrance of pepper or tobacco when rubbed or crushed, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.