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Silphium perfoliatum
cup plant Aster Family
Silphium perfoliatum Asteraceae
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common name
  cup plant
accepted scientific name
  Silphium perfoliatum L.
rules for finding collection records
  Silphium perfoliatum (1810)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2008 "Hardyplants"
Image License: public domain
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 2.5 to 4. inches
Number of ray petals: 18 to 40
Leaf: Opposite, Basal
Plant Observed 2nd week of May thru 3rd week of October
Native, Invasive in CT

How Likely at this Location (48%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (90%)
Native, Invasive in CT
base map where plant found

Disturbed
Riparian
Forest
Grassland
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