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Carphephorus tomentosus (Michaux) Torrey & A. Gray. Carolina Chaffhead. Phen: Aug-Oct. Hab: Pine savannas, pine flatwoods, and longleaf pine sandhills. Dist: Se. VA south to s. GA.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Other Comments: The specific epithet is somewhat misleading; C. tomentosus is highly variable in its pubescence, ranging from glabrate to densely hirsute.

Synonymy: = C, FNA21, G, GW2, K1, K3, K4, RAB, S, SE1, Va, Correa & Wilbur (1969), Schilling (2011b); > Carphephorus tomentosus (Michx.) Torr. & A.Gray var. tomentosus – F; > Carphephorus tomentosus (Michx.) Torr. & A.Gray var. walteri (Elliott) Fernald – F

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW

Heliophily ?: 8

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