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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picture of Chaptalia tomentosa, 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.

picture of Chaptalia tomentosa, 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.

picture of Chaptalia tomentosa, image of Chaptalia tomentosa

JK Marlow    jkm160415_079

April    Turner County    GA

picture of Chaptalia tomentosa, image of Chaptalia tomentosa

JK Marlow    jkm160415_121

April    Turner County    GA

picture of Chaptalia tomentosa, image of Chaptalia tomentosa

JK Marlow    jkm0505r_16

May    Williamsburg County    SC