Flora of the Southeastern United States
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ARISTOLOCHIACEAE

Hexastylis ruthii (Ashe) Small. Appalachian Little Brown Jug. Phen: Mar-Jun. Hab: Upland acidic forests, ultramafic outcrop barrens, calcareous forests. Dist: A Southern Appalachian endemic: sw. VA, se. KY, w. NC, e. TN, n. AL, and n. GA.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = G, S; = Asarum arifolium var. ruthii – Barringer (1993); = Asarum ruthii – F; = Hexastylis arifolia var. ruthii – C, FNA3, K1, K3, K4, Tn, Va, W, Blomquist (1957), Gaddy (1987a); < Hexastylis arifolia – RAB

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