Carolinas and Georgia

1130

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Smallanthus uvedalia   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Smallanthus uvedalius   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-52-001:
Polymnia uvedalia   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Bearsfoot, Hairy Leafcup, Yellow Leafcup


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Look for it in moist forests, bottomland forests, and disturbed places, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

 

full sun ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple - palmately lobed
Mostly opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual but sterile/ Ray flowers pistillate and fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black/Blackish
Achene

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Smallanthus uvedalia   FAMILY Asteraceae

Bearsfoot, Hairy Leafcup, Yellow Leafcup