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Trilisa paniculata [=Carphephorus paniculatus]

Hairy Chaffhead, Trilisa

Scientific Name:

Trilisa paniculata [=Carphephorus paniculatus]

Genus:

Trilisa

Species Epithet:

paniculata

Common Name:

Hairy Chaffhead, Trilisa

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Pink, Purple

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

August, September, October

Growing Area:

Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Savannas and flatwoods. Fairly common to locally common in the southeastern coastal counties of NC, but mostly uncommon westward and inland to the Sandhills.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate, Basal

Leaf Retention:

Semi-evergreen

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

S3: Vulnerable, S4: Apparently secure (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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