*Jacquemontia tamnifolia (Linnaeus) Grisebach. Phen: Aug-Sep. Hab: Fields, roadsides, other disturbed areas. Dist: Se. VA south to FL, west to AR and TX; also widespread in West Indies, Central America, and South America, its original range difficult to determine, probably adventive in much of our region. Fox, Godfrey, & Blomquist (1952) reported the first collections of the species in NC, in 1938 and 1950, from obviously disturbed situations.
Origin/Endemic status: Neotropics
Synonymy: = Ar, Bah, C, F, Fl6, G, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Meso4.2, NcTx, RAB, Tn, Tx, WH3, WI, Wilson (1960b); = Thyella tamnifolia (L.) Raf. – S