Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Hexastylis speciosa R.M. Harper. Alabama Heartleaf, Alabama Ginger. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Shaded forests along streams and bogs. Dist: Endemic to a small area in central AL (Autauga, Chilton, and Elmore counties, north of Montgomery).

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = FNA3, K1, K3, K4, S, Blomquist (1957), Gaddy (1987a), Keener & Todia (2021); = Asarum speciosum – Barringer (1993)

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