Arundinaria appalachiana Triplett, Weakley, & L.G. Clark. Hill Cane. Hab: Dry to moist forests on slopes. Dist: Sw. NC and se. TN south to nw. SC, n. GA and ne. AL, primarily in the southwestern end of the Blue Ridge, but extending east, south, and west into adjacent provinces.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Syn: = FNA24, K3, K4, Tn, Triplett, Weakley, & Clark (2006), Ward (2009c); = Arundinaria tecta (Walter) Muhl. var. decidua Beadle; < Arundinaria gigantea (Walter) Muhl. – GW1, RAB; < Arundinaria gigantea (Walter) Muhl. ssp. tecta (Walter) McClure – K1, Judziewicz et al (2000), McClure (1973); < Arundinaria tecta (Walter) Muhl. – HC, S, Tucker (1988)