Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


665

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in dry forests & woodlands, roadsides, other dry habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual/ Ray flowers pistillate
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Reddish/Brown
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Chrysopsis mariana   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Chrysopsis mariana   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-51-006:
Heterotheca mariana   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Maryland Golden-aster


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_chma14_001_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm180814_3776

August    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

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JK Marlow    jkm180814_3777

August    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

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JK Marlow    jkm060928_053

September    York County    SC

Utility right-of-way

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JK Marlow    jkm060928_056

September    York County    SC

Utility right-of-way

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JK Marlow    jkm120908_430

September    Greenville County    SC

Woolly-hairy when young, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

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JK Marlow    jkm180914_4746

September    Greenville County    SC

Bracts stipitate-glandular (as are the peduncles), appressed, 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

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JK Marlow    jkm180921_4857

September    Greenville County    SC

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_mariana_maryland

September        

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Ron Lance    rwl_pityopsis_mariana

September?    Jackson County    NC

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JK Marlow    jkm061029_122b

October    Oconee County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Andrew Pickens Ranger District

Upper stem leaves either arachnoid [cobwebby] to glabrate, or woolly, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm081009_011

October    Dorchester County    SC

An erect perennial to 80cm, loosely woolly-hairy when young, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

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JK Marlow    jkm121004_245

October    Greenville County    SC

Leaves lanceolate & finely-toothed, the lower ones larger & pinnately veined, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_chrysopsis_mariana

October        

Rays yellow, 12-25, 1-2cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm0311g_01

November    Union County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Tyger Ranger District

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JK Marlow    jkm091107_018

November    Greenwood County    SC

Roadside

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JK Marlow    jkm180224_0455b

November    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm180224_0455c

November    Greenville County    SC

Nutlets reddish to brown, pubescent, 2-2.9mm long; pappus tan, 6-7mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm180224_0457b

November    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm180224_0457c

November    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm180224_0458

November    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    s031116_b

November    Union County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Tyger Ranger District

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Bill Stringer    wcs665_a

November?