Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Annual

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

Common in GA, uncommon in SC, rare in NC

Look for it in disturbed areas, fields, lawns, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & alternate

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

FRUIT:
Spring/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 antillana   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gamochaeta falcata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

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

LESS THAN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Gnaphalium calviceps

 

COMMON NAME:
Narrowleaf Cudweed, Caribbean Everlasting