Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


694

Forb
Perennial
Has milky sap (latex)

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

Common (uncommon in NC-SC Coastal Plain, rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Look for it in dry forests, woodland margins, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Rays: Golden-yellow
Disc: Absent
Ray flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Black
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hieracium venosum   FAMILY Asteraceae_

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hieracium venosum   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-10-005:
Hieracium venosum   FAMILY Asteraceae_

GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Hieracium venosum +

 

COMMON NAME:
Rattlesnake Weed, Veiny Hawkweed, Rattlesnake Hawkweed