Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon Common Name: Southern Maritime Marsh-elder
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Iva frutescens var. frutescens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Iva frutescens ssp. frutescens
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Iva frutescens 179-01-001


Flower heads pendent, each subtended by a foliaceous bract, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Iva imbricata, Seashore Elder, Dune Marsh-elder
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Seashore Elder, Dune Marsh-elder
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Iva imbricata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Iva imbricata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Iva imbricata 179-01-002


camera icon Common Name: Sumpweed, Rough Marsh-elder
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Iva annua
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Iva annua +
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Iva annua 179-01-003


Racemes 3-16cm long. Heads pendant, each head subtended by a foliaceous bract, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Outcrop Ragweed, Glade Ragweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ambrosia species 1
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): 179-02-?
(?) Ambrosia porcheriorum

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Giant Ragweed, Great Ragweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ambrosia trifida var. trifida
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Ambrosia trifida var. trifida
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ambrosia trifida 179-02-002


Staminate heads 3-5mm broad, peduncles 2-7mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Annual Ragweed, Common Ragweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ambrosia artemisiifolia
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Ambrosia artemisiifolia +
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ambrosia artemisiifolia 179-02-003


Male flowers in spikelike clusters that terminate stem and upper branches, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


map not available need picture of flower of Arnoglossum/ Rugelia spp., Indian Plantain
Common Name: Indian Plantain
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Arnoglossum/ Rugelia spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cacalia spp. 179-18-000


camera icon Common Name: Savanna Indian Plantain
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Arnoglossum ovatum var. lanceolatum
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Arnoglossum ovatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cacalia lanceolata 179-18-001


Flowers borne in numerous upright heads within a flat-topped inflorescence, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


range map need picture of flower of Arnoglossum ovatum var. ovatum, Broadleaf Indian Plantain, Ovateleaf Indian Plantain, Ovateleaf Cacalia
Common Name: Broadleaf Indian Plantain, Ovateleaf Indian Plantain, Ovateleaf Cacalia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Arnoglossum ovatum var. ovatum
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Arnoglossum ovatum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990) Cacalia ovata

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pale Indian Plantain
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Arnoglossum atriplicifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arnoglossum atriplicifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cacalia atriplicifolia 179-18-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Mesadenia atriplicifolia

Heads 5-flowered. Involucres cylindric, 7-9mm long, 3-5mm broad, bracts 5, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Great Indian Plantain
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Arnoglossum reniforme
(?) PLANTS National Database: Arnoglossum reniforme
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cacalia muhlenbergii 179-18-003
SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Arnoglossum muehlenbergii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Mesadenia reniformis

Heads 5-flowered. Involucres cylindric, 7-10mm long, 3-4mm broad, bracts 5, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Arnoglossum diversifolium, Variable-leaf Indian Plantain
Common Name: Variable-leaf Indian Plantain
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Arnoglossum diversifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arnoglossum diversifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990) Cacalia diversifolia

camera icon Common Name: Salmon Tasselflower, Cupid’s-shaving-brush
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Emilia fosbergii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Emilia fosbergii


Corollas salmon or red-orange; involucre 1-2(-3)x as high as wide, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Groundsel
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Senecio vulgaris
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Senecio vulgaris
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Senecio vulgaris 179-19-001


Heads lack ray flowers; outer bracts have black tips, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Rugel's Ragwort, Rugelia, Rugel's Indian Plantain
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rugelia nudicaulis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rugelia nudicaulis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Senecio rugelia 179-19-010
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990) Cacalia rugelia

Flower heads nodding, to 0.4" across, with protruding bifurcate stigmas, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fireweed, Pilewort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Erechtites hieraciifolius
(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Erechtites hieraciifolius var. hieraciifolius
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Erechtites hieracifolia 179-20-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Erechtites hieraciifolia var. hieraciifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Erechtites hieraciifolius var. hieraciifolius

The whitish corollas are barely visible above the involucres, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bachelor's Buttons, Cornflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Centaurea cyanus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Centaurea cyanus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Centaurea cyanus 179-24-002


Marginal florets enlarged, bell-shaped, with sharply pointed segments, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Spotted Knapweed, Bushy Knapweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos
(?) PLANTS National Database: Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Centaurea maculosa 179-24-003
SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Centaurea biebersteinii

Heads are discoid, but the large outer florets simulate ray flowers, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Blessed Thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Centaurea benedicta
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cnicus benedictus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Centaurea benedicta 179-24-004


Heads sessile, closely subtended & partially concealed by large foliar bracts, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Acroptilon repens, Russian Knapweed
Common Name: Russian Knapweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Acroptilon repens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Acroptilon repens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Centaurea repens
SYNONYMOUS WITH The families and genera of vascular plants (Kadereit & Jeffrey, 2007) Rhaponticum repens

range map need picture of flower of Centaurea diffusa, Tumble Knapweed
Common Name: Tumble Knapweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Centaurea diffusa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Centaurea diffusa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Acosta diffusa

range map need picture of flower of Centaurea melitensis, Maltese Star-thistle
Common Name: Maltese Star-thistle
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Centaurea melitensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Centaurea melitensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Centaurea melitensis

range map need picture of flower of Centaurea nigra, Black Knapweed, Spanish-buttons
Common Name: Black Knapweed, Spanish-buttons
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Centaurea nigra
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Centaurea nigra


map not available need picture of flower of Carduus/ Cirsium spp., Plumeless Thistle
Common Name: Plumeless Thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Carduus/ Cirsium spp.
PLANTS National Database: Carduus/ Cirsium spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Carduus spp. 179-25-000


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bull Thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cirsium vulgare
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cirsium vulgare
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Carduus lanceolatus 179-25-001


Involucres 1.0"-1.5" tall, bracts all have distinct yellowish spines, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


range map need picture of flower of Cirsium lecontei, LeConte's Thistle
Common Name: LeConte's Thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cirsium lecontei
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cirsium lecontei
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Carduus lecontei 179-25-002


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Yellow Thistle, Purple Thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cirsium horridulum var. horridulum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cirsium horridulum var. horridulum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Carduus spinosissimus 179-25-003


Yellow Thistle is a robust plant w large purple heads frequently > 2" across, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Field Thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cirsium discolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cirsium discolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Carduus discolor 179-25-005


Uppermost leaves just below the head, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Tall Thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cirsium altissimum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cirsium altissimum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Carduus altissimus 179-25-006


Involucres have the middle and outer bracts tipped with a spine, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon Common Name: Virginia Thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cirsium virginianum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cirsium virginianum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Carduus virginianus 179-25-007


Corollas purple, 21-26 mm, throats noticeably wider than tubes, per Flora of North America.


camera icon Common Name: Carolina Thistle, Spring Thistle, Soft Thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cirsium carolinianum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cirsium carolinianum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Carduus carolinianus 179-25-008


Corollas pink-purple (white), throats noticeably wider than tubes, per Flora of North America.


camera icon Common Name: Coastal Tall Thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cirsium nuttallii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cirsium nuttallii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Carduus nuttallii 179-25-009


Involucres subtend a mass of pale pink to nearly cream disk flowers, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sandhill Thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cirsium repandum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cirsium repandum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Carduus repandus 179-25-010


Heads 1-5, rarely more, corymbose. Involucres 2.5-3.3cm long, arachnose, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Swamp Thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cirsium muticum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cirsium muticum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Carduus muticus 179-25-011



range map need picture of flower of Cirsium pumilum, Pasture Thistle
Common Name: Pasture Thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cirsium pumilum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cirsium pumilum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Carduus pumilus 179-25-012
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Cirsium odoratum

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Canada Thistle, Field Thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cirsium arvense
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cirsium arvense
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Carduus arvensis 179-25-013


Numerous small heads (0.5"-0.75") in a branched inflorescence, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Nodding Thistle, Musk Thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Carduus nutans
(?) PLANTS National Database: Carduus nutans
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Carduus nutans 179-25-014
GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Carduus nutans ssp. macrolepis

Heads ~ 2" wide, usually nodding, solitary at the ends of very long stalks, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Plumeless Thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Carduus acanthoides ssp. acanthoides
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Carduus acanthoides
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Carduus acanthoides 179-25-015


Flower heads short-pedunculate and erect in flower, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Silybum marianum, Milk-thistle, Blessed-thistle
camera icon Common Name: Milk-thistle, Blessed-thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Silybum marianum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Silybum marianum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Mariana mariana
(?) INVALID NAME Carduus marianus

range map need picture of flower of Arctium lappa, Great Burdock
Common Name: Great Burdock
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arctium lappa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arctium lappa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arctium lappa 179-26-001


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Burdock
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Arctium minus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arctium minus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arctium minus 179-26-003


Flowers suggestive of a Thistle, but the leaves are neither prickly or spiny, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


map not available need picture of flower of Vernonia spp., Ironweed
Common Name: Ironweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vernonia spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Vernonia spp. 179-27-000


camera icon Common Name: Stemless Ironweed, Carolina Ironweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vernonia acaulis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vernonia acaulis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Vernonia acaulis 179-27-001


Heads discoid. Pappus whitish to stramineous [straw-like], per Flora of North America.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Narrowleaf Ironweed, Slender Ironweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vernonia angustifolia var. angustifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vernonia angustifolia ssp. angustifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Vernonia angustifolia var. angustifolia 179-27-003a


Flowers of the genus Vernonia are all discoid, all bisexual, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Broadleaf Ironweed, Appalachian Ironweed, Tawny Ironweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vernonia glauca
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vernonia glauca
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Vernonia glauca 179-27-004


32-48 disk flowers per head (no ray flowers), per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: New York Ironweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vernonia noveboracensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vernonia noveboracensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Vernonia noveboracensis 179-27-005


Flower heads consist of 30-65 tubular disk flowers (no ray flowers), per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Tall Ironweed, Common Ironweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vernonia gigantea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vernonia gigantea ssp. gigantea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Vernonia altissima 179-27-006


13-30 flwrs per head (vs. 30-55 in V. noveboracensis), in terminal corymbs, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: Tennessee Ironweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vernonia flaccidifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vernonia flaccidifolia


Stem leaves abundant, stems glabrous. Flowers 16-26 per head, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


camera icon Common Name: narrowleaf ironweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -
PLANTS National Database: Vernonia lettermannii


Heads discoid, 10-12 florets per head, per Flora of North America.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Leafy Elephant's Foot, Carolina Elephant's Foot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Elephantopus carolinianus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Elephantopus carolinianus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Elephantopus carolinianus 179-28-001


Each head has 4 disk flowers with 5 petal-like segments, per Wildflowers of the Eastern Forests.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Elephant's Foot, Upland Elephant's Foot, Woodland Elephant's Foot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Elephantopus tomentosus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Elephantopus tomentosus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Elephantopus tomentosus 179-28-002


Two to five 5-lobed disk flowers in a circle, resembling ray flowers, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Coastal Plain Elephant's Foot, Smooth Elephant's Foot, Savanna Elephant's Foot, Pineland Elephant's Foot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Elephantopus nudatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Elephantopus nudatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Elephantopus nudatus 179-28-003


Flowers all discoid [no ray flowers], pink or purple, rarely white, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Sclerolepis uniflora, Sclerolepis, Pink bogbutton
speaker icon Common Name: Sclerolepis, Pink bogbutton
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Sclerolepis uniflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sclerolepis uniflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sclerolepis uniflora 179-29-001


map not available need picture of flower of Liatris spp., Blazing-star, Gayfeather
Common Name: Blazing-star, Gayfeather
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Liatris spp.
PLANTS National Database: Liatris spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Liatris spp. 179-30-000


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Dense Blazing-star, Mountain Blazing-star, Florist's Gayfeather, Dense Gayfeather
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Liatris spicata var. spicata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Liatris spicata var. spicata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Liatris spicata var. spicata 179-30-001a
LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lacinaria spicata

Flower heads in a spiciform arrangement; (4)6-8(12) florets per head, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Dense Blazing-star, Bog Blazing-star
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Liatris spicata var. resinosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Liatris spicata var. resinosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Liatris spicata var. resinosa 179-30-001b


Flower heads in a spiciform arrangement; 5-6(8) florets per head, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Narrow-leaf Blazing-star, Small-head Blazing-star
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Liatris microcephala
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Liatris microcephala
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Liatris microcephala 179-30-002


Flowers 4-5(6) per head, most corollas 6-8mm including the 1.5-2mm lobes, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Grass-leaved Blazing-star
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Liatris pilosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Liatris pilosa
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Liatris graminifolia 179-30-003


The heads average about 10 flowers each and are almost sessile, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: wand blazing star
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Liatris virgata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Liatris virgata
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Liatris graminifolia 179-30-003?
GREATER THAN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Liatris graminifolia var. virgata

Heads loosely arranged, florets 7-10 (-12), per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Smooth Blazing-star, Heller's Blazing-star
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Liatris helleri
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Liatris helleri
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Liatris helleri 179-30-006
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968) Liatris turgida
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database Liatris turgida

Heads of 7-10 disk flowers subtended by several series of overlapping bracts, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.


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"What happens when all the parts of childhood are soldered down, when the young no longer have the time or space to play in their family's garden, cycle home in the dark with the stars and moon illuminating their route, walk down through the woods to the river, lie on their backs on hot July days in the long grass, or watch cockleburs, lit by the morning sun, like bumblebees quivering on harp wires? What then?" — Richard Louv, Last Child in the Woods