Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Check out EDDMapS.org to see where this has been reported.
Read more about Nipplewort at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
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Habitat: Fields, forests, vacant lots, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora
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This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:
DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)
Basal rosette & alternate
Ray flowers bisexual
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- New Invaders of the Southeast p085
- Newcomb's Wildflower Guide p372
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains p179