Ipomopsis rubra (Linnaeus) Wherry. Phen: May-Aug (-Sep); Aug-Sep. Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills, sand rims of Carolina bays, dolomitic glades and woodlands, dunes, dry sandy and rocky woodlands and openings, roadbanks, disturbed areas. Dist: Sc. NC south to c. peninsular FL, west to TX and OK, spread from cultivation in other areas to the north (including sites in the Piedmont and Mountains of GA and NC).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Other Comments: Sorrie, Weakley, & Bradley (2018) discussed the biogeography, habitats, and nativity of the species.
Synonymy: = Ar, Fl5, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NE, RAB, Tx, W, WH3, Grant (1956); = Gilia rubra (L.) A.Heller – C, F, G, S