OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Verbesina virginica var. laciniata   FAMILY Asteraceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Verbesina virginica var. laciniata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-66-004b:
Verbesina virginica var. laciniata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Phaethusa laciniata

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Verbesina laciniata

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Frostweed


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image of Verbesina virginica var. laciniata, Southern Frostweed

Keith Bradley    kab_v_virginica_76650

September    Miami-Dade County    FL

Camp Owaissa Bauer

image of Verbesina virginica var. laciniata, Southern Frostweed

Keith Bradley    kab_v_virginica_76661

September    Miami-Dade County    FL

Camp Owaissa Bauer

Ray flowers white, disc flowers white. Nutlet body dark brown, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Verbesina virginica var. laciniata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Verbesina virginica var. laciniata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-66-004b:
Verbesina virginica var. laciniata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Phaethusa laciniata

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Verbesina laciniata

 

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3105

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia, South Carolina, & possibly North Carolina

Documented growing wild in GA NC? SC

Rare

Look for it in moist forests and thickets, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple: Lobed or dissected
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: White
Disc: White
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers sterile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Dark brown
Achene

 

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