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Collinsonia anisata Sims. Southern Horsebalm, Anise Horsebalm. Phen: Late Jul-Sep; Sep-Oct. Hab: Rich forests. Dist: C. GA south and west to Panhandle FL and west to s. MS, on the Piedmont and Coastal Plain.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Taxonomy Comments: This species is apparently distinct, but Shinners's concept of it included hybrids with C. canadensis and aberrant C. canadensis (Peirson, Cantino, & Ballard 2006).

Synonymy: = K3, Peirson, Cantino, & Ballard (2006); < Collinsonia canadensis L. var. punctata (Elliott) A.Gray – F, misapplied; < Collinsonia punctata Elliott – S; < Collinsonia serotina Walter – Fl6, K1, K4, W, WH3, Shinners (1962b); ? Micheliella anisata (Sims) Briq. – S

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Collinsonia anisata, Upson County, Georgia 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: collinsonia anisata, stone mountain, stone mountain park, dekalb county, georgia 2 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷


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