Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Wingstems and Crownbeards from Linda Chafin and the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Vascular flora of Illinois (Mohlenbrock, 2014)
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JK Marlow jkm0308p_20
August Jackson County NC
A robust 3-9' leafy perennial, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.
Keith Bradley kab_v_alternifolia_2762
August Swain County NC
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Flowers have 2-10 drooping yellow rays, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
JK Marlow jkm120915_946
September Greenville County SC
Leaves alternate, with winged stalks that extend downward as wings on stem, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.
Roxanna Martin rlm91111_151
September Spartanburg County SC
Disk flowers yellow, loosely arranged, forming a sphere, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Gill Newberry gn10_v_alternifolia
Anthers purple. Style bifurcate [2-forked]. Stigmas yellow, curling, per www.missouriplants.com
JK Marlow jkm0310e_20
October Jackson County NC
Winged petioles extend down the stem, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
JK Marlow jkm121024_670
October Cherokee County NC
Murphy River Walk
Phyllaries in 1(-2) series, ~ spreading to reflexed, per Flora of North America.
COMPARE involucral bracts of DYCs with ray and disc flowers