Scientific Name: Elephantopus carolinianus

Common Name: Carolina elephantsfoot

Other Common Names: elephant's foot

Synonyms: Elephantopus flexuosus, Elephantopus violaceus

  • Life cycle: perennial

  • Milky sap: Not Present

  • Plant type: Herb

  • Thorns: Not Present

  • Plant family: Asteraceae

  • Leaf arrangement: alternate;

  • Leaf shape: oval;

  • Leaf margin: serrated;

  • Stem hairs: has hairs;

  • Ochrea: Not Present;

  • Flower color: pink; white; purple;

  • Growth habit: upright and nonwoody;

  • Stem: round or oval;

  • Leaf structure: simple;

  • Leaf hairs: has hairs;

  • Root structure: fibrous;

  • Flower symmetry: not symmetrical;

  • Flower diameter: pencil;

  • Leaf stalk: none;