Elephantopus carolinianus


Synonym:
Family:Asteraceae
Common Name:Elephant's foot
Authority: Raeusch
Etymology:Elephantopus = Elephant's foot, carolinianus = from Carolina
C Value:3
Wetness:FAC-
# of Species in  
Genus in Illinois:
1
Duration:Perennial
Reproduction:Monoecious
Flower Type:Perfect
Growth Habit:Forb
Leaf Arrangement:Alternate
Leaf Type:Simple
Leaf Margin:Toothed
Leaf Toothing:
Flower Color:Pink
Habitat:Trails, roadsides, forests
Status (State):Not Listed
Status (Federal):Not Listed
ID Tips:
Gee Whiz:"petals" are ray flowers that are deeply cleft into many segments