Leucospora multifida (Michaux) Nuttall. Phen: May-Oct. Hab: Moist to wet, sandy margins of artificial ponds, drawdown areas on riverbanks, streambanks, drawdown depressional wetlands, other seasonally ponded disturbed areas, probably introduced in some of our area from c. United States. Dist: S. ON west to IA and KS, south to nw. GA, AL, LA, and e. TX; scattered occurrences farther east (as in e. NC, FL, KY, TN, VA, and se. PA) may be recent introductions.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Ar, C, Fl6, FNA17, G, GrPl, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NY, Pa, S, Tn, Tx, Va, Pennell (1935); = Conobea multifida (Michx.) Benth. – F, WH3; = n/a – RAB; = Stemodia multifida (Michx.) Spreng. – Turner & Cowan (1993)