Dracopis amplexicaulis (Vahl) Cassini. Phen: (May-) Jul-Sep. Hab: Prairies, calcareous bottomlands, dry open areas, disturbed areas, waste areas near wool-combing mill; introduced in part in our area. Dist: Native to prairie-like areas and calcareous bottomlands from GA (?) and AL west to KS and TX; reported for nc. GA (Jones & Coile 1988) and introduced in SC (Nesom 2004d).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, SE1, Tx, WH3; = n/a – C, Pa, RAB; = Rudbeckia amplexicaulis Vahl – Ar, F, FNA21