Pluchea camphorata (L.) DC.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Pluchea camphorata (L.) DC.

  • Description

    Species Description - Similar to no. 2 [Pluchea odorata (L.) Cass.] in aspect, avg taller, to 2 m, sometimes perennial, and more glabrate; lvs thinner, on the avg more serrate, and more evidently petiolate, avg a little narrower and more acuminate; infl generally round-topped, often ± elongate; invol 4–6 mm, sometimes purplish, but more often not, merely granular-glandular, or nearly glabrous; disk 3–6 mm wide; 2n=20. Wet or moist, nonsaline places; Del. and Md. to n. Fla., w. to s. O., s. Ill., and e. Okla. and Tex. Aug.–Oct. (P. petiolata)