Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Colonial Barbara's-buttons at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 19-20-21 (2006)
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)
Colonial Barbara's-buttons, Broadleaf Barbara's-buttons
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Patrick D. McMillan pdmmtrinervia_wl1
Leaves not basally disposed, all about the same size, and 2-5x long as wide, per Weakley's Flora.
Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 19-20-21
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Habitat: Moist rocky streambanks and in calcareous clays, more often in shady habitats than its congeners, per Weakley's Flora
Native to Georgia & possibly North Carolina
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Basal & alternate
Disc: Usually white, sometimes pale lavender
Disc flowers bisexual and fertile
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Gardening with Native Plants of the South (Wasowski & Wasowski, 1994, 2020) p162
- Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia (Chafin, 2007) p219
- Wildflowers of Tennessee (Carman, 2005) p315
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians (Horn, Cathcart, Hemmerly, & Duhl, 2005) p365
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