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Balduina atropurpurea (Purpledisk honeycomb-head)
Cressler, Alan

Balduina atropurpurea

Balduina atropurpurea Harper

Purpledisk Honeycomb-head, Purple Honeycomb-head

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Endorima atropurpurea

USDA Symbol: BAAT

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 4 feet in height.
Flower: Honeycombed receptacle is unique to this genus.
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Disk florets are purple and ray florets are yellow.

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , NC , SC

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Balduina atropurpurea in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Balduina atropurpurea in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Balduina atropurpurea

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-09-04
Research By: JAM

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