Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3122

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Uncommon in GA, rare in SC

Look for it in wet flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate (reduced upward)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Lavender/Pink
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Blackish
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Carphephorus corymbosus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Carphephorus corymbosus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-32-003?:
Carphephorus corymbosus   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Florida Paintbrush


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picture of Carphephorus corymbosus, image of Carphephorus corymbosus

Keith Bradley    kab_c_corymbosus_79790

September    Highlands County    FL

Kissimmee Prairie State Park

Its inflorescence is typically more tightly clustered than C. odoratissimus, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

picture of Carphephorus corymbosus, image of Carphephorus corymbosus

Keith Bradley    kab_c_corymbosus_70115

October    Marion County    FL

Silver River State Park

Phyllaries in 3 series, broadly elliptic, glabrous, eglandular, apices rounded, per Flora of North America.

picture of Carphephorus corymbosus, image of Carphephorus corymbosus

Keith Bradley    kab_c_corymbosus_70118

October    Marion County    FL

Silver River State Park

Perennial to about 1m with a single finely and densely hairy stem, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.