Trautvetteria caroliniensis (Walter) Vail. Phen: Late May-Aug. Hab: Streambanks, seepages, grassy balds, moist forests, swamp forests, prairies, very rarely in calcareous longleaf pine savanna ecotones. Dist: Sw. PA and KY to n. GA, primarily in the Southern and Central Appalachians.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: W. North American and e. Asian Trautvetteria has sometimes been considered conspecific with T. caroliniensis, but should not be so regarded. Additionally, T. applanata and T. fonticalcarea are here accorded species status distinct from T. caroliniensis s.s.
Synonymy: = Floden & Schilling (2018a); < Trautvetteria caroliniensis (Walter) Vail – F, FNA3, G, GW2, Il, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, WV, Floden (2011); < Trautvetteria caroliniensis (Walter) Vail var. caroliniensis – C, K1, K4; > Trautvetteria nervata Greene