Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Packera schweinitziana (Nuttall) W.A. Weber & Á. Löve. New England Groundsel, New England Ragwort. 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)

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