Carolinas and Georgia

1366

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Packera tomentosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-19-005:
Senecio tomentosus   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Woolly Ragwort


map
To see a detailed map, click here

Look for it on sandy roadsides, in sandy woodlands & forests, granitic flatrocks, granitic domes, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

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

Common (rare in Mtns), primarily Coastal Plain, but extending inland

 

full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist

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

 

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



Packera tomentosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

Woolly Ragwort