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Pluchea baccharis

Pluchea baccharis (Mill.) Pruski

marsh fleabane

Pluchea baccharis (Marsh Fleabane)
Image ID: 16355
Image by: Sorrie, Bruce A.
Image Collection: NCBG Digital Library

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: PLBA4
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pluchea baccharis
Include in WOTAS: 1
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2017-12-27

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: PLUCH
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Pluchea
GENUS AUTHORITY: Cass.
GENUS COMMON: Camphorweed
GENUS SUMMARY: A genus of about 40 species, herbs and shrubs, of tropical, subtopical, and warm temperate regions.
GENUS IDENTIFICATION:
GENUS REFERENCES: Nesom in FNA (2006a); Godfrey (1952)=Z, Nesom (1989, 2004a)=Y; Arriagada (1998)=X; Pruski (2005)=V; Cronquist (1980)=SE. Key based on FNA and other sources.

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: ASTERA
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Asteraceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: Dumortier 1822 or COMPOSITAE Giseke 1792
FAMILY COMMON: Aster Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 1500-1700 genera and 20,000-25,000 species, shrubs, herbs, trees, and vines, cosmopolitan in distribution.
FAMILY REFERENCE: Cronquist (1980)=SE throughout family treatment.

NCBG DESCRIPTIVES

INTRO: Erect perennial of wet savannas, natural ponds and Carolina Bays, marshes and ditches.
STEMS: Stems sometimes branched above, hairy, sometimes reddish and with sticky glands.
LEAVES: Leaves alternate, sessile, often clasping, oval to elliptic-oblong, to 2 1/2 in. long, shallowly toothed (teeth with spiny tips), dusty gray-green, furry-glandular on both surfaces.
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FLOWERS: Composite flowers (heads) in dense clusters at top of stem and branching from leaf axils; heads about 1/3 in. wide; consisting of tiny, rose-pink to purplish, tubular disk florets. Rose-pink to purplish, furry bracts tightly surround the base of each head.
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HEIGHT: 1-2 ft.

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LEAF ARRANGEMENT: Alternate
LEAF COMPLEXITY: Simple
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FLORAL CHARACTERISTICS
SYMMETRY: Mixed
BLOOM TIME: Jun-Jul
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BLOOM COLOR: Rosy pink or purplish
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HABITAT TYPE: Disturbed, Pine savannas
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GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
74 2013-0022 2013-07-01 77 View


GRIM COLLECTIONS

Coll_id Project Collection date Collector Action
77 HORT 2009-10-23 Poythress View


GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
94 74 27 Liloia 2013-06-22 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: PLBA4
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NATIONAL WETLAND INDICATOR STATUS

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FACW

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2016 National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.3 (Lichvar, R.W., D.L. Banks, W.N. Kirchner, and N.C. Melvin. 2016. The National Wetland Plant List: 2016 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2016-30: 1-17. Published 28 April 2016. ISSN 2153 733X). Regions: AGCP-Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain, AK-Alaska, AW-Arid West, CB-Caribbean, EMP-Eastern Mountains and Piedmont, GP-Great Plains, HI-Hawaii, MW-Midwest, NCNE-Northcentral and Northeast, WMCV-Western Mountains, Valleys & Coast

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pluchea baccharis
COMMON NAME: Marsh Fleabane
SYNONYMY: [= FNA, V, WH3; = P. rosea R.K. Godfrey - K, RAB, X, Y; = P. rosea var. rosea - GW, SE]
PHENOLOGY: Jun-Jul.
HABITAT: Wet savannas, natural ponds, marshes, ditches.
COMMENTS: E. NC south to s. FL, west to se. TX; Bahamas, Cuba, Mexico, and Central America. Pruski (2005) established that P. baccharis is the correct name for the taxon known in recent decades as P. rosea. Godfrey (1952) recognized two varieties of P. rosea, var. rosea of se. United States and var. mexicana R.K. Godfrey of gypsum plains in San Luis Potosí, Mexico; Nesom (1989) recognized the latter taxon at the species level, P. mexicana (R.K. Godfrey) Nesom.
RANGE MAP: Pluchea baccharis.png

Key to Map Symbols
ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Asteraceae Dumortier 1822 or COMPOSITAE Giseke 1792 (Aster Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 1500-1700 genera and 20,000-25,000 species, shrubs, herbs, trees, and vines, cosmopolitan in distribution.
REFERENCE: Cronquist (1980)=SE throughout family treatment.
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Pluchea Cass. (Camphorweed)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 40 species, herbs and shrubs, of tropical, subtopical, and warm temperate regions.
REFERENCE: Nesom in FNA (2006a); Godfrey (1952)=Z, Nesom (1989, 2004a)=Y; Arriagada (1998)=X; Pruski (2005)=V; Cronquist (1980)=SE. Key based on FNA and other sources.

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Pluchea baccharis in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Pluchea baccharis in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Pluchea baccharis in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Pluchea baccharis in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Pluchea baccharis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Pluchea baccharis

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

ID IMAGE1: 16355
ID IMAGE2: 0
ID IMAGE3: 0

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