Vernonia acaulis (Walter) Gleason. Phen: Late Jun-Aug; Aug-Oct. Hab: Longleaf pine flatwoods, moist ecotones, and moister sandhill situations, in the Piedmont in dry rocky woodlands, hardpan woodlands, bluffs, and barrens. Dist: Coastal Plain and lower Piedmont of ne. and nc. NC south to sc. GA; allegedly disjunct in Polk County, FL.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Synonymy: = Fl7, FNA19, K1, K3, RAB, S, SE1, WH3