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Elephantopus carolinianus Raeuschel. Leafy Elephant's-foot. Phen: Aug-Nov. Hab: Mesic to dry forests and woodlands. Dist: S. NJ west to KS, south to s. FL and e. TX; West Indies.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, Fl7, FNA19, G, GrPl, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, Pa, RAB, S, SE1, Tat, Tn, Tx, Va, WH3, WV, Jones (1982)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
  • Great Plains: FAC
  • Midwest: FAC

Heliophily ?: 5

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