Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


918

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare

Look for it in moist rocky streambanks and in calcareous clays, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Marshallia trinervia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Marshallia trinervia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-72-002:
Marshallia trinervia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

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


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image of Marshallia trinervia

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

        

image of Marshallia trinervia

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.