Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


797

Forb
Annual
Has milky sap (latex)

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare in GA & NC

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

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Absent
Ray flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Yellowish-brown/Yellowish-gree
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Lapsana communis   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lapsana communis   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-05-001:
Lapsana communis   FAMILY Asteraceae_

 

COMMON NAME:
Nipplewort