Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3006

Forb
Perennial

Native

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, opposite, or whorled

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers functionally staminate/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Ray flowers notched at apex
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/7/08):
Silphium spp.   FAMILY Asteraceae

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Silphium spp.   FAMILY Asteraceae

VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-54-000:
Silphium spp.   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Rosinweed


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image of Silphium spp., Rosinweed

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_silphium

Month Unknown        GA

Involucral bracts of the genus Silphium are wide and usually squarrose, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.