Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


668

Forb
Annual/Short-lived perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it on coastal dunes and sand-flats, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate and fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Heterotheca subaxillaris   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Heterotheca subaxillaris   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-51-010:
Heterotheca subaxillaris   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Heterotheca subaxillaris ssp. subaxillaris

 

COMMON NAME:
Dune Camphorweed


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image of Heterotheca subaxillaris, Dune Camphorweed

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_hesu3_001_lvd

        

image of Heterotheca subaxillaris, Dune Camphorweed

JK Marlow    jkm0309p_33

September    Horry County    SC

Myrtle Beach State Park

Plants erect or decumbent. Leaves scabrous on both sides or only beneath, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Heterotheca subaxillaris, Dune Camphorweed

JK Marlow    jkm181110_5742

November    Georgetown County    SC

Huntington Beach State Park

image of Heterotheca subaxillaris, Dune Camphorweed

JK Marlow    jkm181110_5743

November    Georgetown County    SC

Huntington Beach State Park

image of Heterotheca subaxillaris, Dune Camphorweed

JK Marlow    jkm181110_5745

November    Georgetown County    SC

Huntington Beach State Park