Packera schweinitziana (Nuttall) W.A. Weber & Á. Löve. Phen: May-Jul. Hab: Grassy balds (in deep soil), at high elevations, in our area generally over metagabbro or amphibolite. Dist: NS and QC south to n. NY; disjunct to a few locations in w. NC and e. TN, notably on grassy balds on Roan Mountain (Grassy Ridge, Round Bald, Big Yellow Mountain, etc.), Snake Mountain, Rich Mountain, and Big Bald.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = FNA20, K1, K3, K4, NE, Tn; = Packera schweinitzianus – Barkley (1999), orthographic variant; = Senecio robbinsii – F, G, RAB, S; = Senecio schweinitzianus – C, SE1, Barkley (1978)