Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2443

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in sandhills, dry sandy woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Petioles mostly obscured by decurrent blade

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Cream
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Lustrous black
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Eupatorium glaucescens   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eupatorium glaucescens   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-34-010:
Eupatorium cuneifolium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Wedgeleaf Thoroughwort, Broadleaf Bushy Eupatorium, Wedgeleaf Eupatorium


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image of Eupatorium glaucescens, Wedgeleaf Thoroughwort, Broadleaf Bushy Eupatorium, Wedgeleaf Eupatorium

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmeglaucesce_echawswale

October    Berkeley County    SC

Francis Marion National Forest

Involucres cylindric, 5-flowered; bracts acute, apices and margins white, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Eupatorium glaucescens, Wedgeleaf Thoroughwort, Broadleaf Bushy Eupatorium, Wedgeleaf Eupatorium

Patrick D. McMillan    pdme_glaucescens_cabin1b

Month Unknown    Clarendon County    SC

Leaves broadly oblanceolate, 5-15mm wide, crenate or serrate in upper half, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Eupatorium glaucescens, Wedgeleaf Thoroughwort, Broadleaf Bushy Eupatorium, Wedgeleaf Eupatorium

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmeglaucescens_cabin1

Month Unknown    Clarendon County    SC

image of Eupatorium glaucescens, Wedgeleaf Thoroughwort, Broadleaf Bushy Eupatorium, Wedgeleaf Eupatorium

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmeglaucescens_cabin2

Month Unknown    Clarendon County    SC

Corymb 1-4dm broad, the branches densely pubescent, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.