Alnus maritima (Marshall) Muhlenberg ex Nuttall ssp. georgiensis Schrader & Graves. Hab: Standing water of Ridge-and-Valley spring run. Dist: Endemic to a single site in Bartow County, GA.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Other Comments: It is one of three subspecies of A. maritima, each endemic to a small area – ssp. maritima of the Delmarva Peninsula of MD and DE, ssp. georgiensis Schrader & Graves of nw. GA, and ssp. oklahomensis Schrader & Graves of sc. OK. The closest relatives of A. maritima are in Asia.
Synonymy: = K3, K4, Schrader & Graves (2002); < Alnus maritima (Marshall) Muhl. ex Nutt. – FNA3, K1