Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Packera at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 19-20-21 (2006)
INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Appalachian Ragwort, Appalachian Groundsel
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Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 19-20-21
Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Native to North Carolina & Georgia
CLICK HERE to see a map, notes, and images from Weakley's Flora of the Southeastern US.
Click here to see a map showing all occurrences known to SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria. (Zoom in to see more detail.)
Basal & alternate
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Wildflowers in the Field and Forest: Northeastern US (Clemants & Gracie, 2006) p218
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians (Horn, Cathcart, Hemmerly, & Duhl, 2005) p374
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains (Smith, 1998) p199
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