Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Packera paupercula (Michaux) Á. Löve & D. Löve var. paupercula . Northern Meadow Groundsel, Balsam Ragwort. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Thickets, meadows, glades, generally over circumneutral soils derived from calcareous or mafic rocks. Dist: NL (Labrador) west to AK, south to GA, Panhandle FL (Bay County), AL, and OR.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Il, K3, K4, Tn, Va, Kowal & Mahoney (2016), Mahoney & Kowal (2008); < Packera paupercula – Fl7, FNA20, K1, NE, Pa, WH3, Barkley (1978), Barkley (1999); < Senecio pauperculus – C, G, GrPl, GW2, Oh3, RAB, S, SE1; > Senecio pauperculus var. balsamitae – F; > Senecio pauperculus var. pauperculus – F; > Senecio pauperculus var. praelongus – F

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