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Nabalus altissimus (Linnaeus) Hooker. Tall Rattlesnake-root. Phen: Aug-Nov. Hab: Forests. Dist: NL (Newfoundland) west to MI, south to GA, LA, and AR.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: The variation of pappus color responsible for the sometime recognition of two varieties (see synonymy) needs additional study.

Synonymy: = K3, NE, NY, S, Tn, Va; = Prenanthes altissima L. – Ar, FNA19, G, K1, Mi, Oh3, Pa, RAB, W, WV, Fusiak & Schilling (1984), Johnson (1980); > Nabalus altissimus (L.) Hook. var. altissimus – Il; > Nabalus altissimus (L.) Hook. var. cinnamomea (Fernald) Mohlenbr. – Il; > Prenanthes altissima L. var. altissima – C, F, SE1; > Prenanthes altissima L. var. cinnamomea Fernald – C, F, SE1; > Prenanthes altissima L. var. hispidula Fernald

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