Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


643

Forb
Annual/Perennial

Native

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, often also basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow/Reddish
Ray flowers three-lobed
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/7/08):
Helenium spp.   FAMILY Asteraceae

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Helenium spp.   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-75-000:
Helenium spp.   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Sneezeweed, Bitterweed


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image of Helenium spp., Sneezeweed, Bitterweed

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_helenium

Month Unknown        GA

Involucre of one series of linear bracts, 5-10mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE involucral bracts of DYCs with ray and disc flowers