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Florida paintbrush
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Eupatorieae
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C. corymbosus
Binomial name
Carphephorus corymbosus
(Nutt.) Torr. & A.Gray 1841
Synonyms

Liatris corymbosa Nutt. 1818

Carphephorus corymbosus (common names Florida paintbrush and coastal plain chaffhead) is a species of North American plants in the sunflower family. They are native to the southeastern United States in the States of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina.

Carphephorus corymbosus is an herb up to 120 cm (4 feet) tall. It produces a flat-topped inflorescence with many small purplish flower heads containing disc florets but no ray florets.

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