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Search Term(s): Pyrrhopappus carolinianus   (1 record found)

ASTERACEAE
Aster Family
Pyrrhopappus carolinianus  (false-dandelion)   
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Synonym
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Carex Section
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Meaning of Scientific Name
Pyrrhopappus: red pappus (a tuft of appendages which crowns the ovary or fruit and aids dispersal of seed); carolinianus: of or from Carolina (U.S.)
Life Form
Annual Herb
Phenology (Flowering Period)
August
Physiographic Province
☐ Piedmont
☑ Coastal Plain

County Distribution
☐ New Castle
☑ Kent
☑ Sussex

Habitat
Dry sandy soils, old fields, edges and roadsides
State Status
Common
Piedmont Status
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Coastal Plain Status
Common
Global Rank
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Federal Status
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Geographic Affinity
Southern
Species at Limit of Distribution
☑ Northern
☐ Southern

North American Distribution (Non-indigenous Species)
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Coefficient of Conservatism
4
Invasive
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Invasive Watchlist
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Global Origin (Non-native Species)
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Wildlife Values
Flowers attract a variety of insects.
Medicinal Properties
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ID Notes
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Additional Info
Species reaches its northern limit in Delaware.
Habitats in which this plant occurs
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