Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Common (uncommon to rare in Coastal Plain)
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Look for it in moist forests, such as cove forests, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite cauline

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: White
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Lustrous black
Achene

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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ageratina altissima var. altissima   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ageratina altissima var. altissima   FAMILY Asteraceae__

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-021:
Eupatorium rugosum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Common White Snakeroot, Common Milk-poison