Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
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SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-10-007:
Hieracium ×marianum FAMILY Asteraceae_
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
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Terry Holdsclaw tdh_hieracium_marianum
May Catawba County NC
Considered to derive from hybridization between H. gronovii and H. venosum, per Weakley's Flora.
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Common (uncommon in GA Mountains, rare in GA Coastal Plain)
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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)
Basal or low alternate (reduced upward)
Ray flowers bisexual
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast (Cotterman, Waitt, & Weakley, 2019) p281
- Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region (Sorrie, 2011) p060
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