Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3008

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in wet savannas, sandhill/pocosin ecotones, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate (basal withered by flowering)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Blue/ Violet
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in corymbs

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Dark brown
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Eurybia paludosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eurybia paludosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-47-014:
Aster paludosus   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Savannah Grass-leaved Aster, Southern Swamp Aster


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image of Eurybia paludosa

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_aspa2_001_lvd

        

image of Eurybia paludosa

Will Stuart    wil4090008283_46e60ef1be

November    Horry County    SC

Lewis Ocean Bay Heritage Preserve

Ray flowers 15-35, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Eurybia paludosa

Will Stuart    wil4090774888_17ee6af4e3

November    Horry County    SC

Lewis Ocean Bay Heritage Preserve

Pollinator at work