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Elephantopus carolinianus

Elephantopus carolinianus Raeusch.

Elephantopus flexuosus Raf.

Elephantopus violaceus Sch. Bip.

Carolina Elephant’s Foot, Carolina Elephantsfoot, Elephant’s Foot

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderAsteralesFlowering plants with a central disk flower and surrounding petals, like daisies
FamilyAsteraceaeThe aster family, which also includes daisies and sunflowers; from the Greek ἀστήρ, “star,” for the star-shaped flowers
GenusElephantopusLike an elephant’s foot, because the blooms can appear as a large, single bloom
SpeciescarolinianusOf or from Carolina

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Elephantopus carolinianus (Carolina Elephant’s Foot, Carolina Elephantsfoot, Elephant’s Foot)

8/31/2013 · Riverside Park, James River, Midlothian, VA
≈ 8 × 6" (21 × 14 cm)

Elephantopus carolinianus (Carolina Elephant’s Foot, Carolina Elephantsfoot, Elephant’s Foot)

9/28/2012 · By Jacquelyn Boyt

Elephantopus carolinianus (Carolina Elephant’s Foot, Carolina Elephantsfoot, Elephant’s Foot)

9/1/2013 · Trail Near James River, Midlothian, VA
≈ 8 × 6" (20 × 14 cm)

Elephantopus carolinianus (Carolina Elephant’s Foot, Carolina Elephantsfoot, Elephant’s Foot)

8/31/2013 · Riverside Park, James River, Midlothian, VA
≈ 9 × 6" (22 × 15 cm)

Elephantopus carolinianus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.

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Elephantopus carolinianus (Carolina Elephant’s Foot, Carolina Elephantsfoot, Elephant’s Foot)

8/31/2013 · Riverside Park, James River, Midlothian, VA
≈ 9 × 6" (22 × 15 cm)

Elephantopus carolinianus (Carolina Elephant’s Foot, Carolina Elephantsfoot, Elephant’s Foot)

8/31/2013 · Riverside Park, James River, Midlothian, VA
≈ 2½ × 3½" (7.3 × 9.8 cm)

Elephantopus carolinianus (Carolina Elephant’s Foot, Carolina Elephantsfoot, Elephant’s Foot)

8/31/2013 · Riverside Park, James River, Midlothian, VA
≈ 6 × 5" (15 × 13 cm)

Elephantopus carolinianus (Carolina Elephant’s Foot, Carolina Elephantsfoot, Elephant’s Foot)

8/28/2011 · By Tim Chandler ID is uncertain

Elephantopus carolinianus (Carolina Elephant’s Foot, Carolina Elephantsfoot, Elephant’s Foot)

9/21/2011 · By Tim Chandler ID is uncertain

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