Ageratina jucunda

(Greene) Clewell & Wooten

Brittonia 23: 142. 1971

Common names: Hammock snakeroot
Basionyms: Eupatorium jucundum Greene
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 551. Mentioned on page 548.
Perennials, 40–80(–100) cm. Stems erect, lax, minutely pilose. Leaves opposite; petioles 7–15(–22) mm; blades narrowly deltate to rhombic, 2–6(–7) × 1.5–4 cm, (usually subcoriaceous) bases usually cuneate, sometimes truncate to slightly subcordate, margins usually coarsely serrate or incised, sometimes crenate to subentire, apices acute to acuminate, abaxial faces glabrous or hairy on veins. Heads clustered. Peduncles 2–10 mm, sparsely puberulent. Involucres 2.5–4 mm. Phyllaries: apices acute, abaxial faces puberulent to villous-puberulent. Corollas white, lobes glabrous or sparsely short-hirtellous. Cypselae usually finely hirtellous-strigose on distal 1/3, sometimes glabrous. 2n = 34.

Phenology: Flowering (Sep–)Oct–Dec(–Jan).
Habitat: Sand pine scrub, longleaf pine-turkey oak sand ridges, pine-palmetto, live-oak woods, hammocks, dunes, roadsides, old fields, stream banks, dry flatwoods
Elevation: 0–50 m




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