Baccharis glomeruliflora

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Baccharis glomeruliflora
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Astereae
Genus: Baccharis
Species: B. glomeruliflora
Binomial name
Baccharis glomeruliflora
  • Baccharis glomeruliflora f. cubensis Heering
  • Baccharis sessiliflora Michx. 1803 not Vahl 1794

Baccharis glomeruliflora is a North American species of shrubs in the aster family known by the common name silverling.[2] It is native to the coastal plain of the southeastern United States, from Mississippi to North Carolina.[3]

Baccharis glomeruliflora is a shrub up to 300 cm (10 feet) tall. It has thick, leathery, evergreen leaves with large teeth, and flower heads clumped together in the axils of the leaves. It grows in swamps, hammocks, riverbanks, and other wet habitats.[2]


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