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Krigia montana (Michaux) Nuttall. Mountain Dwarf-dandelion, Mountain Cynthia. Phen: May-Sep. Hab: Cliffs and rock outcrops at medium to high elevations. Dist: A Southern Appalachian endemic: w. NC, e. TN, nw. SC, and ne. GA.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Taxonomy Comments: The natural hexaploid hybrid Krigia ×shinnersiana K.L. Chambers [K. biflora × montana] is documented from the Craggy Mountains, Buncombe County, NC (Chambers 2004; Kim & Turner 1992).

Synonymy: = FNA19, K3, K4, RAB, SE1, Tn, W, Kim & Turner (1992); = Adopogon montanus (Michx.) Kuntze; = Cynthia montana (Michx.) Standl. – S

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