Stipulicida setacea Michaux. Phen: May-Aug. Hab: Xeric sands of longleaf pine sandhills, dry pine flatwoods, maritime forests, very dry clayey roadbanks in the outer Piedmont. Dist: Se. VA south to s. FL, west to e. LA (Florida parishes).
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Other Comments: A variety, var. filiformis (Nash) D.B. Ward, endemic to c. Peninsular FL, is sometimes recognized, but is here considered a form of var. setacea (see synonymy and references).
Synonymy: = K4, Poindexter, Bennett, & Weakley (2014); = Stipulicida setacea Michx. var. setacea – Fl4, FNA5, K1, K3, Va, WH3, James (1957), Judd (1983); > Stipulicida filiformis Nash – S; < Stipulicida setacea Michx. – C, RAB; >< Stipulicida setacea Michx. – S, including var. lacerata but not var. filiformis; > Stipulicida setacea Michx. var. filiformis – Ward (2001); > Stipulicida setacea Michx. var. setacea – Ward (2001)