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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Marshallia trinervia   FAMILY Asteraceae__   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Marshallia trinervia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Marshallia trinervia

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-72-002:
Marshallia trinervia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Marshallia trinervia

 

COMMON NAME:
Colonial Barbara's-buttons, Broadleaf Barbara's-buttons


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image of Marshallia trinervia, Colonial Barbara's-buttons, Broadleaf Barbara's-buttons

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_matr2_001_lvd

        

image of Marshallia trinervia, Colonial Barbara's-buttons, Broadleaf Barbara's-buttons

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmmtrinervia_wl1

Month Unknown        

Leaves not basally disposed, all about the same size, and 2-5x long as wide, per Weakley's Flora.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Marshallia trinervia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Marshallia trinervia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Marshallia trinervia

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-72-002:
Marshallia trinervia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Marshallia trinervia

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

918

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia & possibly North Carolina

Rare

Habitat: Moist rocky streambanks and in calcareous clays, more often in shady habitats than its congeners, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Summer
Disc: Usually white, sometimes pale lavender
Rays: Absent
Disc flowers bisexual and fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Brownish
Achene

 

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