Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

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

Common (endemic to the Southeastern Coastal Plain)

Look for it in savannas, sandhill seeps, pine flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring
Rays: White above, Pink below
Disc: Cream
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring
Grayish-brown
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Chaptalia tomentosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Chaptalia tomentosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-22-001:
Chaptalia tomentosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Woolly Sunbonnets, Pineland Daisy, Night-nodding Bog-dandelion, Sunbonnets


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image of Chaptalia tomentosa

JK Marlow    jkm160415_068069

April    Turner County    GA

Leaves w tufts of white woolly hairs above, densely matted white hairs below, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

image of Chaptalia tomentosa

JK Marlow    jkm160415_070

April    Turner County    GA

Flower heads grow singly, nodding at first, eventually erect, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

image of Chaptalia tomentosa

JK Marlow    jkm160415_079

April    Turner County    GA

image of Chaptalia tomentosa

JK Marlow    jkm160415_121

April    Turner County    GA

image of Chaptalia tomentosa

JK Marlow    jkm0505r_16

May    Williamsburg County    SC