Carolinas and Georgia

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Helenium autumnale   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Helenium autumnale var. autumnale   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Helenium autumnale var. parviflorum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-75-001:
Helenium autumnale   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Sneezeweed


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Look for it in moist pastures, forests, woodlands, forest edges, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

 

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

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate & basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate and fertile
Disc flowers five-lobed; ray flowers three-lobed
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown/Gray
Achene

 

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Helenium autumnale   FAMILY Asteraceae

Common Sneezeweed