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DAISY FAMILY
(COMPOSITAE)
 
Bird food  goldfinches, indigo buntings Butterfly larval food:  Dainty Sulphur, Pearl Crescent Butterfly nectar food:  Buckeye, Dina Yellow, Florida White, Mimosa Yellow, Monarch, Pearl Crescent, Phaon Crescent, Silvery Checkerspot, Snout, Viceroy
 
 
name
 
area
flower
& fruit
 
season
 
other

Climbing aster
  Aster caroliniensis
NCSlavender-blueSuFp
Walter's aster
  Aster walteri
NCSdeep blueSuFp
Spanish needles
  Bidens pilosa
NCSwhiteSpSuFa, i   photo
Sea oxeye daisy
  Borrichia frutescens
NCSyellowSpSuFWp
Florida Paintbrush
  Carphephorus corymbosus
NCSlavenderFp
Thistle
  Cirsium spp.
NCSmanySpSuFb
Tick-seed
  Coreopsis spp.
NCSyellowSpSuFWp   photo
Purple coneflower
  Echinacea purpurea
NCSpurpleSup   photo
Mistflower
  Eupatorium coelestinum
NCSblueSuFp   photo
Gaillardia
  Gaillardia pulchella
NCvariousSpSua   photo
Garberia
  Garberia fruticosa
NCpinkFs
Narrow-leaved sunflower
  Helianthus angustifolius
NCSyellow, red-purpleSuFp
Beach sunflower
  Helianthus debilis
NCSyellow, red-purpleSpSuFWa   photo
Blazing star
  Liatris spp.
NCSmanySuFp   photo
Silkgrass
  Pityopsis graminifolia
NCSyellowSuFp
Black-eyed Susan
  Rudbeckia hirta
NCSyellowSpSuFb   photo
Goldenrod
  Solidago fistulosa
NCSyellowSuFp
Stoke's aster
  Stokesia laevis
NCvariousSpSuFp   photo
Codes: N=north
C=central
S=south
Sp=spring
Su=summer
F=fall
W=winter
a=annual
b=biennial
p=perennial
s=shrub
t=tree
v=vine
i=invasive
 
ta=toxic to animals
th=toxic to humans

 
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