Wild Quinine
Common Wild Quinine - American Feverfew
Parthenium integrifolium
Asteraceae (Composite Sunflower) Family

Plant is an upright, smooth to hairy perennial. Preferred habitat is woodland edges,
roadsides and fields. Distribution is throughout the Escambia region, but chiefly in the upper headwaters of the Conecuh River.

Leaves are alternate on the stem and basal; consisting of a whole part; stalked; widest at the middle to lance-like. Leaf margins are toothed or occasionally lobed.

Flower is a head at the end of the stem; clustered; symmetrical in shape. Disc flowers are sterile while white ray flowers are female. Petal tip is toothed and also white. Flowers occur in the summer.

Fruit is a seed which outer layer is fused to it.

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