Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


548

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Coastal Plain, uncommon in SC Piedmont (rare in GA, rare elsewhere)

Look for it in swamp forests, pocosins, other wet, acidic habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 3-4

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Purplish-pink
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 (10/20/20):
Eutrochium dubium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eutrochium dubium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Eupatorium dubium

SYNONYMOUS WITH Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Eupatoriadelphus dubius

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-34-001:
Eupatorium dubium   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Eupatorium purpureum

 

COMMON NAME:
Coastal Plain Joe-pye-weed, Three-nerved Joe-pye-weed


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image of Eutrochium dubium, Coastal Plain Joe-pye-weed, Three-nerved Joe-pye-weed

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_eutrochium_dubium1

August    Moore County    NC

Stems solid, purple-spotted, glabrate. Leaves distinctly 3-veined, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.