Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2402

Shrub
Perennial
Dioecious

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

Uncommon (rare in NC)

Look for it in interdune swales, wet hammocks, marsh edges, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Yellowish
Rays: Absent
Unisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Tan
Achene

 

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



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Baccharis angustifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Baccharis angustifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-43-001:
Baccharis angustifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
False-willow, False Saltwater Willow


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image of Baccharis angustifolia

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_baan_002_lvd

        

image of Baccharis angustifolia

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmbangusti_halimi_stjoe

June    Gulf County    FL

Baccharis angustifolia (on the left) has linear entire leaves, 1-3mm wide, per Weakley's Flora.