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Boykinia aconitifolia Nuttall. Brook-saxifrage, Aconite-saxifrage, Eastern Boykinia, Allegheny Brookfoam. Phen: Jun-Jul. Hab: Streambanks, riverbanks, in crevices in spray cliffs around waterfalls, seepages. Dist: A Southern Appalachian endemic: sw. VA and s. WV, south through w. NC, e. TN, and nw. SC, to n. GA and ne. AL.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Taxonomy Comments: Apparently closely related to the Japanese endemic B. lycoctonifolia (Maximowicz) Engler.

Synonymy: = C, F, FNA8, G, GW2, K1, K3, K4, RAB, Tn, Va, W; = Therophon aconitifolium (Nutt.) Millsp. – S; > Boykinia turbinata (Rydb.) Fedde; > Therofon turbinatum Rydb.

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Boykinia aconitifolia, Jacks River, Cohutta Wilderness, Chattahoochee National Forest, Fannin County, Georgia 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
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