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Frasera caroliniensis Walter. American Columbo. Phen: Late May-Jul; Sep-Oct. Hab: Rich forests and woodlands over mafic or calcareous rocks, upper slopes of cove forests, floodplain forests. Dist: W. NY, nw. PA, and s. ON west to IL, MI, MO, and e. OK, south to w. SC, n. GA, and LA, primarily west of the Blue Ridge.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Other Comments: Horn (1997) studied the ecology of this species in the Piedmont of SC.

Synonymy: = Ar, C, FNA14, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NY, S, Tn, W, Drake (2011), Threadgill & Baskin (1978); = Swertia caroliniensis (Walter) Kuntze – F, G, Pa, RAB

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Heliophily: 5

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Frasera caroliniensis, Carters Lake the Hidden Pond Songbird Trail, Reregulation Dam Recreation Area, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Murray County, Georgia 3 by Alan Cressler source
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image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie | Original Image ⭷
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image of plant© Scott Ward | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Scott Ward | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Scott Ward | Original Image ⭷

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