Lithospermum canescens (Michaux) Lehmann. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Dry woodlands and glades over calcareous rocks (such as limestone, dolostone) or mafic rocks (such as diabase). Dist: ON west to SK, south to c. NC, nw. GA, AL, and TX.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Pa, RAB, Va, W, WV, Al-Shehbaz (1991), Cusick (1985); = Batschia canescens Michx. – S