Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


619

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: South America
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it sandy roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer
Yellowish-brown/Reddish-brown
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Gamochaeta coarctata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN (MISAPPLIED) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gamochaeta americana   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-40-004d:
Gnaphalium purpureum var. americanum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Shiny Cudweed