Carolinas and Georgia

1363

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Packera schweinitziana   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Packera schweinitziana   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Segregates of Senecio & Cacalia in the flora of North America... (Barkley, 1999)
Packera schweinitzianus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990)
Senecio schweinitzianus

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-19-007:
Senecio robbinsii   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Robbins' Ragwort, New England Ragwort, New England Groundsel, Schweinitz's Ragwort


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Look for it on grassy balds (in deep soil), at high elevations, in our area generally over metagabbro or amphibolite, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

 

full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Achene

 

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Packera schweinitziana   FAMILY Asteraceae

Robbins' Ragwort, New England Ragwort, New England Groundsel, Schweinitz's Ragwort