Tragia cordata Michaux. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Rocky calcareous woodlands, calcareous prairies. Dist: C. KY, s. IN to s. MO, south through c. TN, rarely to e. TN (Meigs County, in the Ridge and Valley Province) (Chester, Wofford, & Kral 1997), n. AL (Jackson Co.) (D. Spaulding, pers. comm.) to sc. and sw. GA, Panhandle FL, and e. TX.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, Fl2, FNA12, Il, K3, K4, Tn, Tx, WH3, Govaerts, Frodin, & Radcliffe-Smith (2000), Miller & Webster (1967); = Tragia macrocarpa Willd. – S