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Plant Details

Pluchea foetida

Marsh Fleabane, Stinking Camphorweed

Scientific Name:

Pluchea foetida

Common Name:

Marsh Fleabane, Stinking Camphorweed

Plant Family

Native/Alien:

Native

Bloom Color(s):

creamy white

Size in Feet:

1.5 - 3

Bloom Time:

late July - August - September - October

Bloom Area:

Coast

Notes:

This is the only white-flowered Pluchea found on the coast of North Carolina.

Pluchea foetida in bloom

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Wilmington, August 2010

Close-up of flowers

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Wilmington, 2010

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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