Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3133

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare, the distribution fragmented

Look for it in nutrient-rich, moist to dry, forests and woodlands over diabase, limestone, coquina limestone, or other basic rocks, or on rich alluvium, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Petioles 1-8cm long

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Lustrous black
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Fleischmannia incarnata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Fleischmannia incarnata   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-023:
Eupatorium incarnatum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Pink Thoroughwort, Pink Eupatorium


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image of Fleischmannia incarnata

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_euin_001_lvd

        

image of Fleischmannia incarnata

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_f_incarnata_pink

May        

This erect weak-stemmed herb typically produces numerous branches, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

image of Fleischmannia incarnata

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_f_incarnata_pink_2

May        

Similar to E. coelestinum but corollas pink to purplish, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

image of Fleischmannia incarnata

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_f_incarnata_pink_b

May        

Stalked, triangular, coarsely toothed lvs w 3 primary veins arising at base, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.