Magnolia fraseri Walter. Subgenus: Magnolia. Section: Tuliparia. Phen: Apr-May; Jul-Aug. Hab: Mesic to dry forests. Dist: A Southern and Central Appalachian endemic: sw. PA (found in the 2010s, S. Grund, pers. comm., 2019), KY, and w. VA south through w. NC and e. TN to nw. SC, n. GA, and ne. AL.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Synonymy: = C, F, FNA3, G, K1, K3, K4, NY, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, Hardin & Jones (1989); = Magnolia fraseri Walter ssp. fraseri – Tobe (1998); = Magnolia fraseri Walter var. fraseri – Frodin & Govaerts (1996), Spongberg (1998); = n/a – Pa; = Paramagnolia fraseri (Walter) Sima & S.G.Lu var. fraseri – Sima & Lu (2012)