Eurybia surculosa (Michaux) Nesom. Phen: Late Aug-Oct. Hab: Rock outcrops, glades, rocky woodlands. Dist: A Southern Appalachian endemic: se. KY and w. VA south to w. NC, e. TN, nw. SC, and n. GA. Alleged occurrences of E. surculosa on the Coastal Plain in se. SC and e. GA are based on misidentifications of E. compacta.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: A tetraploid species (2n=36).
Synonymy: = FNA20, K1, K3, K4, Tn, Va, Nesom (1994b); = Aster surculosus Michx. – C, F, G, Oh3, RAB, S, SE1, W