Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2289

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in prairie-like barrens over mafic, ultramafic, or calcareous rock, serpentine woodlands, prairies, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate & basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: White (rarely pale yellow)
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary

Flower heads in corymbose inflorescences

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Oligoneuron album   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oligoneuron album   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago ptarmicoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Aster ptarmicoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Aster ptarmicoides

 

COMMON NAME:
Prairie Goldenrod, White Prairie-goldenrod, Upland White Aster


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image of Oligoneuron album, Prairie Goldenrod, White Prairie-goldenrod, Upland White Aster

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_aspt4_001_lvd

        

image of Oligoneuron album, Prairie Goldenrod, White Prairie-goldenrod, Upland White Aster

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_solidago_ptarmicoides

August        

Inflorescence corymbose (rounded). Rays white; more disk flowers than rays, per Weakley's Flora (2012).