Polygonella basiramia (Small) Nesom & V.M. Bates. Phen: Aug-Oct. Hab: Florida scrub. Naturally occurring in white sand gaps of rosemary (Ceratiola ericoides) scrub, but often also occurring abundantly along adjacent firelanes and artificial sand openings. Dist: Endemic to c. FL (Polk and Highlands counties).
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Other Comments: Primarily occurring on the Lake Wales Ridge, Bombing Range Ridge, and northward to the Winter Haven Ridge of c. FL.
Synonymy: = Fl4, FNA5, K1, WH3, Nesom & Bates (1984); = Delopyrum basiramia Small – S; = Polygonum basiramium (Small) T.M.Schust. & Reveal – K3, K4, Schuster, Reveal, & Kron (2011)