Aureolaria virginica (Linnaeus) Pennell. Phen: May-Jul; Aug-Sep. Hab: Oak forests and woodlands, hemiparasitic on Quercus subgenus Quercus. Dist: MA west to MI, south to ne. FL, Panhandle FL, and AL and west on the Coastal Plain through MS, and LA to e. TX.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: Taxa previously recognized (see synonymy) need modern review.
Synonymy: = C, Fl7, FNA17, G, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Va, W, WH3; = Gerardia virginica (L.) Britton, Sterns, & Poggenb. – F; > Aureolaria dispersa (Small) Pennell – Tx; > Aureolaria microcarpa Pennell – S, Pennell (1935); > Aureolaria virginica (L.) Pennell – S, Pennell (1935)