All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Leafy Elephant Foot</strong>
<em>Elephantopus carolinianus</em> /Aster Family<br>
I have never found why this flower has such a strange name! It is a member of the Aster family. A close relative is called Devil's Grandmother (following flower...
Leafy Elephant Foot
Elephantopus carolinianus /Aster Family

I have never found why this flower has such a strange name! It is a member of the Aster family. A close relative is called Devil's Grandmother (following flower)! Another wierd name! It has large basal leaves but no large leaves on the stem like this plant.
Perennial
Where seen: Oak Ridge Greenways, Big Ridge SP, Big South Fork NRRA

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