Wahlenbergia marginata (Thunberg) A.L.P.P. de Candolle. Phen: Feb-Dec. Hab: Soils (especially sandy) along roadsides and in fields. Dist: Native of e. Asia and Oceania. Apparently only relatively recently introduced in se. United States, the earliest recorded date 1937 in Alachua County, FL (Rosatti 1986), but now quite common on sandy roadsides.
Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia
Syn: = Ar, Fl7, K1, K3, K4, RAB, WH3, Rosatti (1986); ~ Wahlenbergia gracilis (G.Forst.) DC.