Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Wingstems and Crownbeards from Linda Chafin and the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society.
The leaves of this variety are 3-5 lobed. There are no known records for NC, but it should be looked for. Read more at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
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, 1938)
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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968).
Flora of North America
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Native to Georgia, South Carolina, & possibly North Carolina
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Click here to see a map showing all occurrences known to SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria. (Zoom in to see more detail.)
Simple: Lobed or dissected
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers sterile
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