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Baccharis halimifolia (Eastern Baccharis) is a species of shrub in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are listed as threatened by COSEWIC. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to North Carolina, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Caribbean Islands, South Carolina, North America, Jamaica, Eastern North America, Delaware, Connecticut, Mississippi, Arkansas, Florida, Massachusetts, The Contiguous United States, District Of Columbia, Alabama, Pennsylvania, Texas, Georgia, Northern America, Virginia, Mexico, Maryland, Louisiana, Rhode Island, United States, New York, Nova Scotia, and The Neotropics. They have simple, broad leaves, white flowers, and achenes. Flowers are visited by Atteva aurea, Honey bee, Polistes bellicosus, and Agapostemon splendens. Individuals can grow to 10 feet.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of eastern baccharis. View this species on GBIF