Wild Florida Photo - Elephantopus carolinianus

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Elephantopus carolinianus

CAROLINA ELEPHANTSFOOT

LEAFY ELEPHANT'S FOOT

Florida native

 

This is the only species of elephantsfoot in Florida that does not usually have basal leaves present when flowering. E. carolinianus can be found in moist hammocks and floodplain forests from the panhandle down into central Florida. The range also includes all but the more northern states of the central and eastern US.

 
Elephantopus carolinianus is a member of the Asteraceae - Aster family.

Other species of the Elephantopus genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Elephantopus elatus - TALL ELEPHANTSFOOT