Hudsonia ericoides Linnaeus. Phen: May; Aug. Hab: Sandy flats in longleaf pine sandhills (SC) or Coastal Plain pitch pine barrens (DE, NJ, NY). Dist: NL (Newfoundland) south to ME, NH, MD (Sipple 2002), and DE; disjunct in nc. SC. The disjunct occurrence in SC has every appearance of being native; it is discussed by Bozeman & Logue (1968). A second population was found in 2021.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = C, F, FNA6, G, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, RAB, S, Morse (1979); = Hudsonia ericoides L. ssp. ericoides – Skog & Nickerson (1972)