Colors

Data mode

Account

Login
Sign up

Copy permalink to share

Krigia biflora (Walter) S.F. Blake ssp. biflora . Orange Dwarf-dandelion, Twin-flowered Cynthia. Phen: May-Oct. Hab: Rich, moist forests. Dist: Var. biflora ranges from MA s. ON and MN south to GA, AL, MS, AR, and e. OK; the smaller var. viridis (Standley) Kim occurs in CO, AZ, and NM.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: The natural hexaploid hybrid Krigia ×shinnersiana K.L. Chambers [K. biflora × montana] is documented from the Craggy Mountains, Buncombe County, NC (Chambers 2004; Kim & Turner 1992).

Synonymy: = Mi; = Cynthia virginica (L.) D.Don – S; < Krigia biflora (Walter) S.F.Blake – C, F, FNA19, G, GrPl, Il, K3, K4, NY, Pa, RAB, SE1, Tat, Tn, W, WV; < Krigia biflora (Walter) S.F.Blake var. biflora – NE, Va, Kim & Turner (1992)

Show in key(s)

Show parent genus

Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU (name change)
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU (name change)
  • Great Plains: FAC (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Midwest: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)

Heliophily ?: 5

Your browser does not support SVGs

Hover over a shape, letter, icon, or arrow on the map for definition or see the legend.

image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷

Feedback

See something wrong or missing on about Krigia biflora ssp. biflora? Let us know here: (Please include your name and email if at all complicated so we can clarify if needed.) We greatly appreciate feedback, and will include updates from you in our next webapp update, which can take a few months.


Cite as...